giant cell hyaline angiopathy

(redirected from pulse granuloma)

gi·ant cell hy·a·line an·gi·op·a·thy

an inflammatory infiltrate containing foreign body giant cells and eosinophilic material. Fragments of foreign material resembling vegetable matter may be included.
Synonym(s): pulse granuloma

gi·ant cell hy·a·line an·gi·op·a·thy

(jīănt sel hīă-lin anjē-opă-thē)
Inflammatory infiltrate containing foreign body giant cells and eosinophilic material.
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Pulse granuloma is a rare benign entity that has also been called oral vegetable granuloma[1] and giant cell hyaline angiopathy.
3,4] To the best of our knowledge, we report the first example of pulse granuloma involving the rectum.
Based on these findings, the diagnosis of pulse granuloma was made.
10] Surprisingly, pulse granuloma has not been reported in the gastrointestinal tract.
The microscopic features of pulse granuloma evoke a differential diagnosis that includes infectious agents as well as inflammatory and vascular diseases.
The spherical structures containing calcified basophilic granules could potentially be mistaken for fungal forms, such as Coccidioides, but the endospores of Coccidioides are consistently 2 to 4 [micro]m in diameter, whereas the basophilic granules of pulse granuloma vary greatly in size (2-40 [micro]m).