Pyoderma gangrenosum: a review.

@article{Schwaegerle1988PyodermaGA,
  title={Pyoderma gangrenosum: a review.},
  author={S. M. Schwaegerle and W. Bergfeld and D. Senitzer and R. T. Tidrick},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1988},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          559-68
        }
}
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a poorly understood disease characterized by exacerbations and remissions of morphologically unique skin ulcers. It frequently is thought to be the cutaneous manifestation of an underlying systemic disease. In this review of pyoderma gangrenosum, the characteristics of the disease are described and a differential diagnosis is formulated. Associations with systemic diseases are made through a review of the literature. The pathophysiology of pyoderma gangrenosum and… Expand
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Case Report
Pyoderma gangrenosum – a rare, neutrophilicdermatosis – is associated with diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and haematologic disease. It is a condition of unknown etiology.Expand
Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Battered Child
TLDR
This is the first case reported that was precipitated after physical assault of pyoderma gangrenosum and it was controlled with systemic corticosteroid therapy and then the wound was successfully covered with a split-thickness skin graft from the thigh without any healing problem at the donor site. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum.
TLDR
Association of pyoderma gangrenosum with medical illnesses and treatment with immunosuppressants make the clinical utility for internists, gastroenterologists, haematologists and rheumatologists. Expand
Ulcerative Pyoderma Gangrenosum and CIDP Associated with Chronic Renal Failure: a Case Report and Review of The Literature
TLDR
Treatment with etanercept, an anti-TNFα agent, improved PG manifestations but did not improve the neurological complaints and signs of CIDP. Expand
Acute pyoderma gangrenosum does not require surgical therapy.
TLDR
An illustrative case of a 36-year-old woman with pyoderma gangrenosum occurring at surgical sites and at sites of trauma, with associated Crohn disease. Expand
Atypical Pyoderma gangrenosum: a case of delayed recognition
ABSTRACT Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an inflammatory skin condition that is often misdiagnosed as a necrotizing infection. This diagnosis must be considered in any patient with underlying systemicExpand
Penile pyoderma gangrenosum: successful treatment with colchicine
TLDR
A patient with a penile pyoderma gangrenosum who was successfully treated with low‐dose colchicine is presented. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum: case report
TLDR
A typical case of pyoderma gangrenosum is reported in a 71 year old woman treated with Sulfadiazine, Clofazimine and Prednisone, which showed a successful treatment response. Expand
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Case Series
TLDR
Five cases of pyoderma gangrenosum of age group ranging from 2 to 75 years, one of these patients was HIV-infected, and one was having discoid lupus erythematosus, and the lesions responded well to oral corticosteroids except in the case of HIV- Infected patient in which minocycline showed considerable improvement. Expand
Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient With Hereditary Spherocytosis
TLDR
A unique case of pyoderma gangrenosum is reported in a 15-year-old boy with underlying hereditary spherocytosis, a common inherited hemolytic anemia. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 65 REFERENCES
Pyoderma gangrenosum--a literature review.
TLDR
Pyoderma gangrenosum is an ulcerative skin disorder with typical clinical characteristics and is associated with internal disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, paraproteinemias, leukemias, and arthritis. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum in childhood.
TLDR
A review of records disclosed eight children with pyoderma gangrenosum who had associated inflammatory bowel disease, and four had arthritis, and the management of this skin disorder in childhood is discussed. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum: a review of 86 patients.
TLDR
The clinical, histologic, and immunofluorescent findings in 86 cases of pyoderma gangrenosum seen at the Mayo Clinic between 1970 and 1983 were reviewed, finding lymphocytic vasculitis was predominant in the zone of erythema peripheral to the area of ulceration, while neutrophilic infiltrate and abscess formation were more prominent centrally. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum in association with regional enteritis.
TLDR
A case is reported of a 19-year-old woman who developed an ulcerative lesion of her left calf that was consistent with pyoderma gangrenosum and regional enteritis, and prednisone administered orally gave dramatic relief of the skin lesion. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with active chronic hepatitis: report of two cases.
TLDR
The favorable response of the pyodermatous lesions to azathioprine therapy suggests that this drug may be of value in treating this disorder in patients for whom corticosteroid therapy produces no benefit or is contraindicated because of side effects. Expand
Bullous pyoderma gangrenosum and leukemia.
TLDR
Three patients are described, each of whom developed an atypical, superficial bullous form of pyoderma gangrenosum, which eventuated in the discovery of leukemia in each patient. Expand
Pyoderma gangrenosum and chronic persistent hepatitis.
TLDR
This is the first reported case of chronic persistent hepatitis and pyoderma gangrenosum, and these diseases were excluded in this patient who did have chronic Persistent hepatitis. Expand
Recurrent pyoderma gangrenosum and agnogenic myeloid metaplasia.
TLDR
The occurrence of pyoderma gangrenosum and agnogenic myeloid metaplasia in the same patient has now been reported sufficiently to make it a recognized association. Expand
Erythema nodosum progressing to pyoderma gangrenosum as a complication of Crohn's disease.
TLDR
Erythema nodosum occurs more frequently than pyoderma gangrenosum in Crohn's disease and the transformation of one to the other is reported. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...