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INTRODUCTION Superficial granulomatous pyoderma (SGP) is a rare variant of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) and differs from classic PG in its indolent clinical course, lack of associated underlying disease, the finding of a granulomatous infiltrate on histology, and better prognosis with less-aggressive therapies. METHODS We report on a case of SGP involving(More)
International Humanitarian Interchanges are a bona fide component of surgery and medicine. Additionally, these programs also provide substantial benefit both to the doers and the recipients.The foreign mission program is potentially a weapon of foreign policy which is underutilized and underestimated.Physician job dissatisfaction is increasing. However, the(More)
BACKGROUND There are many countries in the world where patients with cleft lip and palate cannot get access to specialized cleft care units. Cleft missions play an important role in providing surgical care to the areas of the world with limited resources. This article presents a model of cleft missions that can be adopted in many countries where expertise(More)
Figure 1. Patient presenting at age 6 after several surgical attempts at closure. She has unstable skin graft over allogenic dermis graft. A 6-year-old girl had undergone multiple operations for an omphalocele but still retains a very large ventral hernia. She presented with an eventrated abdomen with unstable, scarred closure (see Fig. 1). A reconstruction(More)