Management of rectal pyogenic granuloma with transanal mucosal sleeve resection

Shannon L. Castle, Bindi J. Naik-Mathuria, Akemi L. Kawaguchi, Donald B. Shaul

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In children, pyogenic granulomas are most commonly cutaneous benign vascular lesions but can also present in the gastrointestinal tract. When they occur in the intestine, they can cause acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleeding. We present an unusual case of rectal pyogenic granuloma and our management strategy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1754-1756
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Mucosal sleeve resection
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • Rectum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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