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pyogenic granuloma

 

Definition: an acquired small rounded mass of highly vascular granulation tissue, frequently with an ulcerated surface, projecting from the skin, especially of the face, or oral mucosa; histologically, the mass is a lobular capillary hemangioma.

Synonym(s): lobular capillary hemangioma

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