What is the global prevalence of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Updated: Jun 04, 2018
  • Author: Joseph C Pierson, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Pyogenic granuloma is relatively common, representing 0.5% of all skin nodules in children. [12] The pregnancy tumor variant of pyogenic granuloma occurs in up to 5% of pregnancies. [13]  International frequency for pyogenic granuloma is likely similar to that of the United States.


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