Soft tissue
Infections, inflammation and hematomas
PVP granuloma

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 July 2016, last major update July 2012

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PubMed Search: PVP granuloma

Cite this page: PVP granuloma. website. Accessed January 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Focal cellularity, focally myxoid with foamy histiocytes containing vacuoles and PVP
Positive stains
  • Histiocytes: mucicarmine, colloidal iron, GMS, Congo Red, Sudan Black B
Differential diagnosis