Gravid Nasal Mass

  • Jeyasakthy Saniasiaya ORL Department, Hospital Selayang
  • Shalini Ramasamy
  • Maasany Mansor
  • Zainal Azmi Zainal Abidin

Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a benign lesion of the mucous membrane and skin which commonly occurs in the oral cavity. Nasal cavity involvement is considered to be rare. Albeit uncommon, it has been linked with pregnancy, trauma and usage of oral contraception. Herein, we would like to report a rare case of pyogenic granuloma of the nasal septum in a pregnant female. We would like to highlight the presentation and management of this case in a pregnant patient. Pyogenic granuloma may be overlooked following its rarity and we would like to emphasize that management ought to be individualized. This case is to emphasize importance of awareness of Pyogenic granuloma of the nasal cavity in pregnancy as it is oftentimes misdiagnosed as maliganacy.

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Published
2020-03-10