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Pediatric Penile Non-Involuting Congenital Hemangioma With an Associated Pyogenic Granuloma: Surgical Management of a Rare Vascular Anomaly.

Authors
  • Movassaghi, Miyad1
  • Wu, JuneK2
  • Carpenter, Christina P3
  • 1 Department of Urology, Division of Pediatric Urology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, NY.
  • 2 Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, NY.
  • 3 Department of Urology, Division of Pediatric Urology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, NY. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2021
Volume
158
Pages
197–199
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2021.09.012
PMID: 34606877
Source
Medline
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

Vascular anomalies include both tumors and malformations. Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign vascular tumor of infancy that proliferate after birth and eventually involute. By contrast, congenital hemangiomas are formed at birth and are categorized into three groups: rapidly involuting, partially-involuting, and non-involuting congenital hemangiomas (NICH). NICH do not regress and grow with age. Pyogenic granulomas, another acquired vascular tumor, develop over vascular lesions and cause bleeding. Primary treatment options for NICH and pyogenic granulomas are surgical resection. Here, we report a case of a NICH with a co-existing pyogenic granuloma involving the penile shaft and scrotum treated surgically. Copyright © 2021 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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