Management considerations for the granuloma of pregnancy.

  title={Management considerations for the granuloma of pregnancy.},
  author={D A Manus and D Sherbert and Ian Thomas Jackson},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={95 6},
The epulis gravidarum, or granuloma of pregnancy, represents a vascular lesion observed during gravidism. While histologic features may mimic those of generic pyogenic granulomas, the management may differ. Remarkably, the plastic surgical literature is conspicuously void of information concerning this common entity, with approximately 40 new cases being diagnosed and treated annually at our institution. With a review of the literature, we offer four typical and representative case reports that… CONTINUE READING