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Pyogenic granuloma on the hand subsequent to friction blister in a hand surgeon

Sezai Sasmaz, Ahmet Karaoguz, Murat Uzel, Y Kenan Coban
Dermatology Online Journal 2006, 12 (3): 22
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A case of pyogenic granuloma in a 62-year-old hand surgeon secondary to friction blister is reported. He developed a fast growing, hypertrophic inflammatory papule consisting of exceptionally richly vascularized granular tissue. This dusky red lesion was located on the thenar part of the hand. We find no prior report of PG attributed to friction blister.

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