Pyoderma gangrenosum: challenges and solutions

@inproceedings{Gameiro2015PyodermaGC,
  title={Pyoderma gangrenosum: challenges and solutions},
  author={Ana Rita Portelinha Gameiro and Neide Pereira and Jos{\'e} Carlos Cardoso and Margarida Gonçalo},
  booktitle={Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dermatology},
  year={2015}
}
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare disease, but commonly related to important morbidity. PG was first assumed to be infectious, but is now considered an inflammatory neutrophilic disease, often associated with autoimmunity, and with chronic inflammatory and neoplastic diseases. Currently, many aspects of the underlying pathophysiology are not well understood, and etiology still remains unknown. PG presents as painful, single or multiple lesions, with several clinical variants, in different… CONTINUE READING
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