Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with chronic polyarthritis

Hoff, Norman-Philipp; Gerber, Peter Arne
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, p1746
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the case of a 58-year-old woman who presented with ulcers on the right side of her neck and on her left elbow. It says that the woman was found to have pyoderma gangrenosum, which is an ulceration of the skin with sterile neutrophilic inflammation. It states that the ulceration developed after minimal trauma resulting from the end of her methotrexate therapy for her chronic polyarthritis.


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