Colon tumor
Mesenchymal tumors
Pyogenic granuloma of colon

Author: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 January 2017, last major update May 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2017,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Pyogenic granuloma. website. Accessed May 28th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Also called lobular capillary hemangioma
  • Very rare
  • Presents clinically as "occult" gastrointestinal bleeding and anemia
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lobular arrangement of capillaries within edematous stroma
  • Endothelial cells often swollen; often surface ulceration
  • Occasionally mitotic figures
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis