J Korean Soc Laryngol Phoniatr Logoped.  2019 Jun;30(1):69-71. 10.0000/jkslpl.2019.30.1.69.

A Case of Pyogenic Granuloma in Larynx

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kyungpook National University, School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. giljoon.lee@gmail.com

Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is one of the benign vascular neoplasm. The nomenclature is misnomer because pyogenic granuloma is not related to infection and granuloma. It represent histopathologically lobular capillary hemangioma. It is most commonly occurred on skin followed by oral cavity such as gingiva, lip, tongue and buccal mucosa. Herein, we report a extremely rare case of pyogenic granuloma which was developed on larynx of a 81 year-old male with review of literature.

Keyword

Pyogenic granuloma; Larynx; Lobular capillary hemangioma
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