Herpes Simplex Virus Type-I and Pyogenic Granuloma: A Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-Mediated Association?

@inproceedings{Hayderi2013HerpesSV,
  title={Herpes Simplex Virus Type-I and Pyogenic Granuloma: A Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-Mediated Association?},
  author={Lara el Hayderi and Dilshad Paurobally and M Fassotte and J. Andr{\'e} and J E Arrese and Catherine Sadzot-Delvaux and Albert R{\"u}bben and A F Nikkels},
  booktitle={Case reports in dermatology},
  year={2013}
}
Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-related neoangiogenic process. Minor trauma, chronic irritation, certain drugs and pregnancy may favor PG. Viral triggers have not been reported up to date. A 52-year-old woman with hairy-cell leukemia presented because of a 3-month history of a giant pseudotumoral lesion on her left cheek. All prior antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory treatments had failed. Histology revealed PG with sparse and isolated… CONTINUE READING