Sclerotherapy for Oral Pyogenic Granuloma – A case report

Authors

  • Pragya Regmee B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6982-8496
  • Jyotsna Rimal B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Iccha Kumar Maharjan B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Sushma Pandey B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Deepa Niroula B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Abhinaya Luitel B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v13i2.17164

Keywords:

Pyogenic granuloma, Sclerotherapy, Sodium tetradecyl sulfate

Abstract

First described by Hullihen in 1844, Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a benign, exophytic vascular tumor. It is not infective, purulent or granulomatous but a reactive inflammatory mass of blood vessels with few fibroblasts within the mucosa or skin. Without any general agreement, there exist a variety of treatment options (complete surgical resection, cryosurgery, curettage, lasers etc). However, recurrence has been frequently reported.  Sclerotherapy in PG (a vascular tumor) is not as commonly reported as in cases of hemangioma.

Herein, we present a case of twenty-eight years old female with a clinical diagnosis of PG, treated with intralesional sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS). Intralesional injection of 0.2 ml of undiluted STS was given for three visits between 10th of January and 21st of February 2016. The lesion healed completely at the patient’s fourth visit and recurrence was not reported till the patient was followed up for one year, i.e February 2017.

 

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Author Biography

Pragya Regmee, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology

Third year Junior Resident

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Published

2017-07-17

How to Cite

Regmee, P., Rimal, J., Maharjan, I. K., Pandey, S., Niroula, D., & Luitel, A. (2017). Sclerotherapy for Oral Pyogenic Granuloma – A case report. Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 13(2), 290–292. https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v13i2.17164

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