Lobular capillary hemangioma (pyogenic granuloma) of the oral cavity.

Thompson LD.
Ear Nose Throat J. 2017 Jul;96(7):240.
FIRST PARAGRAPH: Lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH), sometimes also called pyogenic granuloma or epulis gravidarum, is a benign overgrowth of capillaries showing a vascular phenotype. There are several etiologic factors, including hormones (increased in pregnancy and in patients using oral contraceptives), localized trauma (biting, fractured tooth, poor restorations), and when there is poor oral hygiene.
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