Pyoderma gangrenosum with necrotizing sclerokeratitis after cataract surgery.

@article{Fournie2007PyodermaGW,
  title={Pyoderma gangrenosum with necrotizing sclerokeratitis after cataract surgery.},
  author={Pierre R. Fournie and François Malecaze and Julien Coullet and Jean Louis Arne},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={1987-90}
}
A 78-year-old man who had had uneventful extracapsular cataract extraction in the left eye 3 months earlier developed pyoderma gangrenosum (PG)-associated peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) after suture removal. The patient had a 13-year history of PG associated with monoclonal immunoglobulin-A gammopathy. He presented with extensive, painful PUK at the incision site, with a descemetocele and a high risk for perforation. Fibrin glue tissue adhesive was used to stabilize the corneal ulcer as… CONTINUE READING

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