angiolymphohyperpasia with eosinophilia

(redirected from pseudopyogenic granuloma)

angiolymphohyperpasia with eosinophilia

A benign, well-circumscribed skin or subcutaneous tumour typically seen in the head and neck in those age 20 to 50, which most commonly occurs in a background of inflammation, vascular damage and prior arterio-venous malformation.
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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (AHE) has been known by a variety of different names, such as epithelioid hemangioma, pseudopyogenic granuloma, inflammatory angiomatous nodule, papular angioplasia, subcutaneous angioblastic lymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and lymphofolliculosis, intravenous atypical vascular proliferation and histiocytoid hemangioma.
Although other names have been given to ALHE/EH, such as histiocytoid hemangioma, angiomatous nodule, pseudopyogenic granuloma, and inflammatory angiomatous nodule, (3,4) angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and epithelioid hemangioma remain the current unanimously accepted terms for this entity.