Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia: a lesion with alarming histopathologic presentation and benign clinical course.

@article{Gagari2011TraumaticUG,
  title={Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia: a lesion with alarming histopathologic presentation and benign clinical course.},
  author={Eleni Gagari and Panagiotis Stathopoulos and Andreas D Katsambas and Georgia Avgerinou},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={192-4}
}
Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE) is a chronic, benign, self-limiting lesion of the oral mucosa. Clinically, the ulceration is characterized by the presence of indurated elevated borders and may resemble pyogenic granuloma or even squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth. Pathogenesis of the lesion is unclear. Although it had been suggested that TUGSE may represent a CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorder, this theory is currently not supported by evidence. We are… CONTINUE READING