URL of this page: //www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/2465.htm

Pyogenic granuloma on the hand

Pyogenic granuloma on the hand

Overview

Pyogenic granulomas are reactive lesions made-up of blood vessels (vascular) on the skin, seen here on the hand. They are brittle and tend to bleed easily if bumped. They are raised, red, and moist, and the skin around them may be inflamed. These lesions are seen most commonly in children.

Update Date 11/20/2012