angiogranuloma

angiogranuloma

 [an″je-o-gran″u-lo´mah]
an angioma containing granulation tissue, which represents a vasoproliferative inflammatory response. When the epithelial surface is ulcerated and suppuration is evident, the lesion is referred to as pyogenic granuloma.
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