What is the role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Updated: Feb 21, 2020
  • Author: Joseph C Pierson, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Dermoscopy patterns for pyogenic granuloma have been described. [58] A dermoscopic rainbow pattern has been reported. [59] Even dermoscopically, pyogenic granulomas may be indistinguishable from malignant melanoma. [60]

Reflectance confocal microscopic findings of solitary red nodules, including pyogenic granuloma, have been published. [61]

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