Penis and scrotum
Inflammatory lesions
Pyogenic granuloma


Topic Completed: 1 January 2015

Revised: 13 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Pyogenic granuloma penis

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Case reports
Treatment
  • Pathogenesis is probably related to trauma; excision is adequate treatment for this benign lesion
Gross images

Case of the Week #340

Various images

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Surface areas show extensive ulceration with fibrin, neutrophils and debris, with focal preservation of the surface stratified squamous epithelium and superficial benign proliferation
  • Other sections show a marked proliferation of capillaries with surrounding edematous or myxoid stroma infiltrated with lymphocytes (Case of the Week #340)
Microscopic (histologic) images

Case of the Week #340

Various images

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