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PYOGENIC granuloma is a disorder that may involve the skin and mucous membranes.1 The term pyogenic granuloma is actually a misnomer; the lesion is neither infectious nor granulomatous. Histopathologically, it is composed of a vascularized overproliferation of granulation tissue.2 When pyogenic granuloma occurs in the ocular region, it usually involves the conjunctiva, limbus, eyelids, and, very rarely, the cornea.3- 5 We report herein a case of recurrent pyogenic granuloma of the conjunctiva treated with plaque radiation therapy.
Gündüz K, Shields CL, Shields JA, Zhao D. Plaque Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Conjunctival Pyogenic Granuloma. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(4):538-539. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.4.538