Pyoderma gangraenosum, a rare, but potentially fatal complication in paediatric oncology patients.

@article{Meissner2007PyodermaGA,
  title={Pyoderma gangraenosum, a rare, but potentially fatal complication in paediatric oncology patients.},
  author={Peter E Meissner and Uta Jappe and Charlotte Marie Niemeyer and A. M. Peters and Andreas E. Kulozik and Eugen P Zilow},
  journal={Klinische Padiatrie},
  year={2007},
  volume={219 5},
  pages={
          296-9
        }
}
  • Peter E Meissner, Uta Jappe, +3 authors Eugen P Zilow
  • Published in Klinische Padiatrie 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pyoderma gangraenosum (PG) is a serious chronic, ulcerative skin disorder afflicting both adults and children. As PG is often associated with systemic diseases (>50%) such as inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis or haematological disorders, it requires a multidisciplinary approach. This disorder is not commonly reported in paediatrics; therefore children with PG represent a particularly difficult diagnostic challenge. Clinical diagnosis is often delayed and PG is only considered… CONTINUE READING

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