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Pyogenic granuloma. Close-up of a pyogenic granuloma on the chest of a 46-year-old male patient. A pyogenic granuloma is a harmless overgrowth of tiny blood vessels that often appears after minor injury and is prone to bleeding. The growth will normally disappear without treatment but can be removed by electrocautery, cryosurgery or more conventional surgery.
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