Posts Tagged: Granuloma

Granuloma Annulare: Palisaded Granulomatous Dermatoses…

Granuloma Annulare (GA) is a common idiopathic disorder of the dermis and subcutaneous tissues.  Some authors refer to it as Palisaded Granulomatous Dermatoses to encompass the many variants which include localized (most common), generalized, patch-type or macular, subcutaneous and perforating granuloma annulare.  It may occur in all races and at any age but affects women… Read more »

Pyogenic Granuloma: Lobular Capillary Hemangioma…

Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a relatively common small, eruptive, usually solitary sessile or pedunculated, often friable papule.  Another description is they present as a shiny raspberry-like or “minced meat” surface (see pictures below) papule.  It is also referred to as a lobular capillary hemangioma and granuloma telangiectaticum.  PGs bleed easily on the slightest of trauma… Read more »