Acute Bullous Hemorrhagic Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Pitfalls of Diagnostic Delay
- Necrotizing ulceration after breast reduction. Berry, M. G.; Tavakkolizadeh, A.; Sommerlad, B. C. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr2003, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p186
The article presents a medical case involving a 54-year-old woman who suffered necrotizing ulceration after breast reduction surgery. A dermatologist suspected pyoderma gangrenosum in spite of the lack of associated systemic diseases and the patient was given cyclosporin. The patient was...
- Atypical pyoderma gangrenosum in an older adult: high index of suspicion is required. Meenakshisundaram, Sanjeevikumar; Phyo Kyaw Myint // Age & Ageing;Jul2005, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p422
Presents information on the case of a 95-year-old woman diagnosed with atypical pyoderma gangrenosum (PG). Seriousness of the condition of the patient; Information on PG; Association of PG cases with an underlying systemic disease.
- The Possible Association Of Pyoderma Gangrenosum, Kartagener's Syndrome And Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ben, Ari-Maoz K.; Kraigher, O.; Brenner, S. // Internet Journal of Dermatology;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p8
We describe the case of a 67-year-old male with Kartagener's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis who presented with pyoderma gangrenosum. This is the second such report in the literature. The association between Kartagener's syndrome and pyoderma gangrenosum, which is probably due to neutrophilic...
- Pyoderma gangrenosum with severe pharyngeal ulceration. Buckley, C.; Bayoumi, A. H. M.; Sarkany, I. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1990, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p590
The article presents the case of a 35-year-old carpenter with oral mucosal ulceration. The patient was suffering from pyoderma gangrenosum since 13 years. He was diagnosed for severe pharyngeal ulceration followed by the development of typical cutaneous pyoderma gangrenosum lesions in the year...
- Inflammatory Ulcers. Kerdel, Francisco A. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Aug93, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p772
A large number of diseases can eventuate in cutaneous ulceration. This article will review inflammatory disorders which by their nature can directly produce cutaneous breakdown and ulcer formation. Major emphasis is given to those disorders where recent knowledge has improved our...
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum Associated with Sarcoidosis. Kontochristopoulos, G.; Saxioni, E.; Doulaveri-Gherasim, G.; Politis, G.; Zakopoulou, N. // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;Mar2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p153
Presents case report of a 53-year-old man admitted to the hospital for pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) with systemic sarcoidosis. Results of an examination related to the spread of ulcer; Findings of laboratory tests with regard to angiotensin converting enzyme; Association of PG with immunological...
- From simple plague to necrotic ulcer. Rosen, Ted; Mills, Julie M. // RN;Nov83, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p42
Presents information on a number of cases of necrotic ulceration pyoderma gangrenosum. Information on the cases presented; Discussion on pyoderma gangrenosum; Drugs suggested for the necrotic ulcer.
- erysipelas. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p802
An encyclopedia entry for "erysipelas," a skin infection characterized by a bright, red, swollen, sharply defined rash on the face, scalp, arms, legs or trunk, is presented.
- Pyoderma gangrenosum with an underlying ulcerative colitis associated with bone tuberculosis. Patvekar, Milind A.; Virmani, Neha C. // Indian Dermatology Online Journal;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p43
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare noninfective neutrophilic dermatosis, characterized by progressive painful ulceration. It is frequently associated with systemic disorders like inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and myeloproliferative diseases. However, its association with...