is a rapidly growing hyperplastic, vascular proliferation of the skin or mucous
membrane. A benign lesion of unknown aetiology commonly associated with
pregnancy, oral contraceptives and trauma. While lesions occur frequently in
oral cavity, occurrence in the nasal septum is rarely reported. We report a
case of 38-year-old male (known case of active pulmonary tuberculosis on
anti-tubercular therapy) who presented with unilateral pyogenic granuloma of
the anterior nasal septum with unilateral nasal obstruction. We emphasize that
the rarely seen lobular capillary hemangioma (pyogenic granuloma) must be kept
in mind in the differential diagnosis of a rapidly growing mass of the nasal
cavity, even without history of epistaxis. Here we report an uncommon case and
review current literature regarding aetiology, site and role of rifampicin in
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