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- Recurrent oral pyogenic granuloma in port-wine stain
- Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
- Abstract: Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a benign inflammatory lesion, nonneoplastic in nature, which occurs in the oral cavity and skin. This lesion arises in response to various stimuli such as low-grade local irritations, traumatic injury, or hormonal factors. Recently, in some cases, the occurrence of recurrent PGs in skin associated with vascular lesions, such as port-wine stains, has been described. It has been postulated that this association is promoted by arteriovenous anastomoses in the vascular lesions, leading to the development of PG. The authors discuss 2 cases of recurrent PG in patients with a port-wine stain, and the treatment options adopted.
- The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, v. 22, n. 6, p. 2356–2358, 2011.
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