DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20202664

Therapeutic vanish in pyogenic granuloma: a case series

Deepthi Ravishankar, Mamatha S. Kusagur

Abstract


Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a common benign vascular tumour which affect both skin and mucous membranes, occurring commonly on the face, oral mucosa, or a site of previous injury in all ages. Though some PGs resolve spontaneously, most requires treatment to prevent bleeding, ulceration, and scarring. We presented a case report of 4 patients who developed PG on index finger, forehead and nose. Our findings demonstrated the use of sclerotherapy using 3% sodium tetradecyl sulphate which is a safe and economical therapy for adult patients.


Keywords


Pyogenic granuloma, Sclerotherapy, Sodium tetradecyl sulphate

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