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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 292-295

Two cases of giant pyogenic granuloma of scalp


Department of Dermatology, Bhaskar Medical College, Yenkapally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
B Satish Chandra
H. No. G8, Trinity Residency, Gandamguda, Golconda (Post), Rajendranagar Mandal, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.120640

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Pyogenic granuloma is a benign vascular tumor of unknown etiology, though multiple factors play a role in its onset, e.g., trauma, chronic irritation, drugs etc., It is commonly seen in children and adolescents. Giant pyogenic granuloma is its atypical variant. We are presenting two cases of giant pyogenic granuloma, one, in a 28-year-old adult, presenting as a giant fluffy swelling of scalp and the other in a 11-year-old child, presenting as a giant ulcerated globular swelling of the scalp.


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