Pyogenic Granuloma of Nasopharynx: A Rare Case Report

This article describes the surgical treatment of a 47-year-old female patient with pyogenic granuloma. To our knowledge, there has never been a report of a PG emerging from the nasopharynx. The cause of pyogenic granuloma (PG) is unknown; it is a reactive tumor-like lesion that develops in response to a variety of stimuli. On October 15th, 2018, a 47-year-old Saudi woman appeared with a month’s worth of nasal blockage. On/off epistaxis, headache, and allergy symptoms were all part of the patient’s complaint. She had a pedunculated nasopharyngeal lesion on examination. A tumour in the right nasal cavity was discovered by radiological examinations. a nasopharyngeal lesion that does not spread to surrounding areas The lesion was removed with a nasoscope and the base was cauterised. Vascularized granulation tissue with ulcerated epithelium and fibrinous exudates was discovered on histopathology. Nasopharyngeal pyogenic granuloma is a rather uncommon condition. It’s one of the possible causes of nasal haemorrhage.

Author (S) Details

Kholood S. Assiri
Department of ORL-HNS, Khamis Mushayt General Hospital, Khamis Mushayt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mohammad S. Al-Ahmari
Department of ORL-HNS, Khamis Mushayt General Hospital, Khamis Mushayt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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