Pyogenic granulomaPPyogenic granulomaPyogenic granulomaEnglishDermatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2016-07-07T04:00:00ZShanna Spring, MD, FRCPC, FAAD;Irene Lara-Corrales, MSc, MD8.0000000000000054.0000000000000458.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A pyogenic granuloma is a bump that contains blood vessels and can bleed easily. Find how why the condition occurs and how it is diagnosed and treated.</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/PMD_pyogenic_granulmoa_1_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>What is a pyogenic granuloma?</h2><p>A pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a benign (harmless) collection of blood vessels in the skin. It is common in children and young adults.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Pyogenic granulomas are a common benign skin growth in children. They do not become cancerous.</li> <li>The most common complication of pyogenic granuloma is bleeding.</li> <li>PGs are treated most successfully with surgery, but topical treatments may be tried first in certain situations.</li> <li>Pyogenic granulomas can return after surgery.</li> </ul><h2>How does a pyogenic granuloma affect the body?</h2> <p>A pyogenic granuloma first appears as a flat red bump. It then grows quickly into a large protruding (bulging) bump that can bleed easily. This growth is limited to the skin and never has the potential to become cancerous.</p><h2>What causes pyogenic granuloma?</h2> <p>The cause of PG is unclear, but it can sometimes occur after minor skin trauma such as a scratch or insect bite.</p><h2>How is a pyogenic granuloma diagnosed?</h2><p>Your child’s doctor can diagnose a pyogenic granuloma simply by examining the skin. If the pyogenic granuloma is removed during a <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">skin biopsy</a>, it will be examined under a microscope to confirm the diagnosis.</p><h2>How are pyogenic granulomas treated?</h2><p>Pyogenic granulomas are unlikely to disappear on their own. A number of treatments are possible, including:</p><ul><li>topical treatments</li><li>laser therapy</li><li>surgery</li></ul><h3>Topical treatments</h3><p>A topical treatment is one that is applied to the skin. For pyogenic granuloma, a special gel may be recommended as a first option to treat PG if:</p><ul><li>it occurs close to the eye</li><li>it occurs on the face and is difficult to remove</li><li>it occurs in a young child</li><li>there is a risk of leaving an obvious scar if it is removed.</li></ul><h3>Laser therapy</h3><p>This treatment involves focusing a laser on the affected area to shrink the pyogenic granuloma. Usually a number of laser treatments are needed.</p><h3>Surgery</h3><p>Surgery is the most effective treatment for PG and can be done quickly and painlessly under a local anaesthetic.</p><p>The skin around your child’s PG will first be numbed with a cream or a small needle. A <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">shave excision</a> will then be used to quickly remove the bump. Any bleeding will be stopped with electrocautery, which uses electricity to seal blood vessels in the area.</p><p>Your child will not need stitches after surgery. The area will, however, take a couple of weeks to heal completely and leave a small scar.</p><h2>What are the complications of pyogenic granuloma?</h2> <p>The most common complication is bleeding. A pyogenic granuloma can bleed quite freely once it is knocked and the bleeding is often hard to stop.</p><h2>When to see a doctor for pyogenic granuloma</h2> <p>See your child’s doctor if you cannot control the bleeding from a pyogenic granuloma or if a growth returns after surgery.</p>
Granulome pyogéniqueGGranulome pyogéniquePyogenic granulomaFrenchDermatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2016-07-07T04:00:00ZShanna Spring, MD, FRCPC, FAAD;Irene Lara-Corrales, MSc, MDHealth (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Un granulome pyogénique est une bosse qui contient des vaisseaux sanguins. Il peut saigner facilement. Découvrez ce qui le cause et comment il est diagnostiqué et soigné.</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/PMD_pyogenic_granulmoa_1_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>Qu’est-ce qu’un granulome pyogénique?</h2><p>Un granulome pyogénique est un amas de vaisseaux sanguins dans la peau. C’est un trouble bénin (inoffensif). Il est fréquent chez les enfants et chez les jeunes adultes.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Le granulome pyogénique est une bosse bénigne fréquente chez les enfants. Il n’y a pas de risque de cancer.</li><li>Le saignement est la complication la plus fréquente du granulome pyogénique.</li><li>Le traitement le plus efficace est la chirurgie. Dans certains cas, on peut d’abord essayer un traitement aux médicaments topiques.</li><li>Le granulome pyogénique peut revenir après la chirurgie.</li> </ul><h2>Quels sont les effets d’un granulome pyogénique sur le corps?</h2><p>Un granulome pyogénique apparaît d’abord comme une bosse plate de couleur rouge. Il devient vite une grosse bosse saillie (bombée) qui peut saigner facilement. Cette excroissance se limite à la peau et elle ne présente aucun risque de cancer.</p><h2>Quelles sont les causes du granulome pyogénique?</h2><p>La cause du granulome pyogénique n’est pas évidente. Il peut se produire parfois après un traumatisme mineur de la peau, comme une égratignure ou une piqûre d’insecte.</p><h2>Comment le granulome pyogénique est-il diagnostiqué?</h2><p>Votre médecin peut porter un diagnostic de granulome pyogénique par un simple examen de la peau. Si on enlève la bosse durant une <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=French">biopsie cutanée</a>, elle sera examinée au microscope afin de confirmer le diagnostic.</p><h2>Comment les granulomes pyogèniques sont-ils soignés?</h2><p>Il est peu probable que les granulomes pyogènes disparaissent sans traitement. Il y a différentes façons de les soigner. En voici quelques-unes :</p><ul><li>les médicaments topiques;</li><li>la thérapie au laser;</li><li>la chirurgie.</li></ul><h3>Médicaments topiques</h3><p>Les médicaments topiques sont appliqués à la peau. Il se peut qu’on recommande un gel spécial comme première option de traitement si :</p><ul><li>la bosse est à proximité de l’œil;</li><li>la bosse se trouve sur le visage et est difficile à enlever;</li><li>un jeune enfant est atteint;</li><li>l’excision de la bosse risque de laisser une cicatrice visible.</li></ul><h3>Thérapie au laser</h3><p>La thérapie expose la zone atteinte à une source de laser pour rétrécir le granulome pyogénique. Il faut normalement un certain nombre de séances de thérapie.</p><h3>Chirurgie</h3><p>Le traitement le plus efficace pour un granulome pyogénique est la chirurgie. L’intervention peut être effectuée rapidement et sans douleur sous anesthésie locale.</p><p>On applique une crème autour du granulome pyogénique pour engourdir la peau de votre enfant ou on lui fait une petite injection. La bosse est rapidement enlevée <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=French">par rasage</a>​. Le saignement est arrêté avec un électrocautère. Il s’agit d’un instrument qui scelle les vaisseaux sanguins avoisinants au moyen d’un courant électrique.</p><p>Votre enfant n’aura pas besoin de points de suture après la chirurgie. Toutefois, la région prendra quelques semaines à guérir complètement. Il y aura une petite cicatrice.</p><h2>Quelles sont les complications du granulome pyogénique?</h2><p>La complication la plus fréquente est le saignement. Un granulome pyogénique peut saigner tout à fait librement quand il subit un coup. Le saignement est souvent difficile à arrêter.</p><h2>Quand consulter un médecin pour un granulome pyogénique</h2><p>Voir le médecin de votre enfant si vous n'arrivez pas à arrêter le saignement d’un granulome pyogénique ou si la bosse revient après la chirurgie.</p>

 

 

Pyogenic granuloma2300.00000000000Pyogenic granulomaPyogenic granulomaPEnglishDermatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2016-07-07T04:00:00ZShanna Spring, MD, FRCPC, FAAD;Irene Lara-Corrales, MSc, MD8.0000000000000054.0000000000000458.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A pyogenic granuloma is a bump that contains blood vessels and can bleed easily. Find how why the condition occurs and how it is diagnosed and treated.</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/PMD_pyogenic_granulmoa_1_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>What is a pyogenic granuloma?</h2><p>A pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a benign (harmless) collection of blood vessels in the skin. It is common in children and young adults.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Pyogenic granulomas are a common benign skin growth in children. They do not become cancerous.</li> <li>The most common complication of pyogenic granuloma is bleeding.</li> <li>PGs are treated most successfully with surgery, but topical treatments may be tried first in certain situations.</li> <li>Pyogenic granulomas can return after surgery.</li> </ul><h2>How does a pyogenic granuloma affect the body?</h2> <p>A pyogenic granuloma first appears as a flat red bump. It then grows quickly into a large protruding (bulging) bump that can bleed easily. This growth is limited to the skin and never has the potential to become cancerous.</p><h2>What causes pyogenic granuloma?</h2> <p>The cause of PG is unclear, but it can sometimes occur after minor skin trauma such as a scratch or insect bite.</p><h2>How is a pyogenic granuloma diagnosed?</h2><p>Your child’s doctor can diagnose a pyogenic granuloma simply by examining the skin. If the pyogenic granuloma is removed during a <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">skin biopsy</a>, it will be examined under a microscope to confirm the diagnosis.</p><h2>How are pyogenic granulomas treated?</h2><p>Pyogenic granulomas are unlikely to disappear on their own. A number of treatments are possible, including:</p><ul><li>topical treatments</li><li>laser therapy</li><li>surgery</li></ul><h3>Topical treatments</h3><p>A topical treatment is one that is applied to the skin. For pyogenic granuloma, a special gel may be recommended as a first option to treat PG if:</p><ul><li>it occurs close to the eye</li><li>it occurs on the face and is difficult to remove</li><li>it occurs in a young child</li><li>there is a risk of leaving an obvious scar if it is removed.</li></ul><h3>Laser therapy</h3><p>This treatment involves focusing a laser on the affected area to shrink the pyogenic granuloma. Usually a number of laser treatments are needed.</p><h3>Surgery</h3><p>Surgery is the most effective treatment for PG and can be done quickly and painlessly under a local anaesthetic.</p><p>The skin around your child’s PG will first be numbed with a cream or a small needle. A <a href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">shave excision</a> will then be used to quickly remove the bump. Any bleeding will be stopped with electrocautery, which uses electricity to seal blood vessels in the area.</p><p>Your child will not need stitches after surgery. The area will, however, take a couple of weeks to heal completely and leave a small scar.</p><h2>What are the complications of pyogenic granuloma?</h2> <p>The most common complication is bleeding. A pyogenic granuloma can bleed quite freely once it is knocked and the bleeding is often hard to stop.</p><h2>When to see a doctor for pyogenic granuloma</h2> <p>See your child’s doctor if you cannot control the bleeding from a pyogenic granuloma or if a growth returns after surgery.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/PMD_pyogenic_granulmoa_1_EN.jpgPyogenic granulomaFalse

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