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dc.contributor.authorGilmore, Arieng
dc.contributor.authorKelsberg, Garyeng
dc.contributor.authorSafranek, Saraheng
dc.date.issued2010eng
dc.description.abstractSimple surgical excision is associated with a low risk of recurrence, but often leaves a visible scar. Curettage or shave excision, with cautery, is more likely to succeed in 1 session than cryotherapy; both may leave a smaller scar than surgery. Laser therapy, which may require multiple sessions, and sclerotherapy may be least likely to cause visible scarring (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, small cohort studies and case series). Untreated pyogenic granulomas regress spontaneously within 6 to 18 months with some risk of scarring (SOR: C, a subset of patients in a retrospective cohort study).eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/4219eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofcollectionClinical Inquiries, 2010 (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of family practice, 59, no. 01 (January 2010): 40+.eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjecttreatment methodeng
dc.subjectgranulomaeng
dc.subjectspontaneous regressioneng
dc.subject.lcshGranuloma -- Treatmenteng
dc.subject.lcshBacterial diseases -- Treatmenteng
dc.subject.lcshCauteryeng
dc.titleWhat's the best treatment for pyogenic granuloma?eng
dc.typeArticleeng


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