Dentistry Book


Oral Pyogenic Granuloma

Aka: Oral Pyogenic Granuloma, Epulis gravidarum, Pregnancy oral tumor
  1. See Also
    1. Pyogenic Granuloma
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Prevalence: Occurs in 5% of pregnancies
  3. Causes
    1. Poor Oral Hygiene
    2. Local Trauma (e.g. dental fillings or dentures)
    3. Pregnancy (Epulis gravidarum, Pregnancy oral tumor)
  4. Symptoms
    1. Rapidly growing Oral Lesion
  5. Signs
    1. Erythematous Gingival Nodule or lobulated swelling
    2. May be as large as 1-2 centimeters in size
    3. Distribution
      1. Gingiva most commonly
      2. Less common on lip, Tongue or Buccal mucosa
  6. Management
    1. Pregnancy: Observe
      1. Typically recedes after pregnancy
      2. Removal may be indicated in excessive bleeding
      3. Higher recurrence rate if occurs during pregnancy
    2. Non-pregnanct: Surgical excision
      1. Low Incidence for recurrence

Pyogenic granuloma (C0085653)

Definition (NCI) A friable, benign vascular neoplasm with lobular capillary architecture that presents as a raised red skin growth.(NICHD)
Definition (NCI) A granuloma caused by infectious organisms and characterized by the presence of abscess formation.
Definition (MSH) A disorder of the skin, the oral mucosa, and the gingiva, that usually presents as a solitary polypoid capillary hemangioma often resulting from trauma. It is manifested as an inflammatory response with similar characteristics to those of a granuloma.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D017789
ICD10 L98.0
SnomedCT 17372009, 395604005, 156323008, 267838007, 200720006, 200725001, 200722003, 39629007
English Granuloma Pyogenicum, Granuloma, Pyogenic, Granuloma Telangiecticum, Hemangioma, Lobular Capillary, Capillary Hemangioma, Lobular, Lobular Capillary Hemangioma, PYOGENIC GRANULOMA, Pyogenic granuloma NOS, Pyogenic granuloma unspecified, Lobular Hemangioma, Granuloma, Pyogenic [Disease/Finding], pyogenic granuloma, lobular capillary hemangioma, granulomas pyogenic, granuloma pyogenicum, capillary lobular hemangioma, granuloma pyogenic, Lobular capillary hemangioma, Lobular capillary haemangioma, Capillary haemangioma of granulation tissue type, Capillary hemangioma of granulation tissue type, Pyogenic granuloma NOS (disorder), Pyogenic granuloma unspecified (disorder), Granuloma telangiectaticum, Granuloma pyogenicum, PG - Pyogenic granuloma, Granuloma pyogenicum (morphologic abnormality), Pyogenic granuloma (disorder), Pyogenic granuloma, granuloma; pyogenic, granuloma; suppurative, granuloma; telangiectaticum, pyogenic; granuloma, suppurative; granuloma, telangiectaticum; granuloma, Granulomatous polyp, Pyogenic Granuloma, Granulation Tissue-Type Hemangioma, Granulomata Pyogenicum, Hemangiomatous Granulation Tissue, Suppurative Granuloma, Granuloma, telangiectaticum, Granuloma, suppurative
French GRANULOME PYOGENE, Hémangiome capillaire lobulaire, Botryomycome, Botriomycome, Granulome pyogénique, Granulome télangiectasique
Portuguese GRANULOMA PIOGENICO, Granuloma Telangiectásico, Granuloma piogénico, Granuloma Piogênico, Hemangioma Lobular Capilar
Swedish Granulom, varbildande
Japanese カノウセイニクゲシュ, 血管腫-小葉毛細血管性, 毛細血管拡張性肉芽腫, 血管拡張性肉芽腫, 血管肉芽腫, 肉芽腫-血管, ボトリオミコーゼ, ボトリオミセス症, 血管腫性肉芽腫, 肉芽腫-血管拡張性, 小葉毛細血管性血管腫, 感染性肉芽腫, 肉芽腫性ポリープ, 化膿性肉芽腫, 肉芽腫-化膿性
Czech granulom telangiektatický, granulom pyogenní, Hnisavý granulom
Finnish Pyogeeninen granulooma
German Granuloma pediculatum [Granuloma pyogenicum], Granulom pyogen, Granulom, pyogenes, Granuloma telangiectaticum, Hämangiom, lobuläres kapilläres
Italian Emangioma lobulare capillare, Granuloma telangectasico, Granuloma piogenico, Granuloma piogeno
Korean 화농성 육아종
Polish Ziarniniak ropotwórczy
Hungarian Pyogen granuloma
Spanish granuloma piogénico, granuloma piogénico, SAI (trastorno), granuloma piogénico, no especificado (trastorno), granuloma piogénico, SAI, granuloma piogénico, no especificado, granuloma piógeno (anomalía morfológica), granuloma piógeno (trastorno), granuloma piógeno, granuloma telangiectásico, Granuloma piógeno, Granuloma Piogénico, Granuloma Telangiecticum, Hemangioma Capilar Lobular
Norwegian Pyogent granulom, Lobulært kapillært hemangiom, Granulom, pyogent, Pyogene granulomer
Dutch granuloom; pyogeen, granuloom; suppuratief, granuloom; telangiectaticum, pyogeen; granuloom, suppuratief; granuloom, telangiectaticum; granuloom, pyogeen granuloom, Granuloma teleangiectaticum, Granuloom, pyogeen, Hemangioom, lobulair capillair, Pyogeen granuloom
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

You are currently viewing the original '\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree