Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with ulcerative colitis: A case report

Tahir Kamal, Sanam Rafiq

Abstract


Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an uncommon ulcerative cutaneous condition of heterogeneous etiology. It is characterized by rapid progression of painful necrolytic ulcer. It is associated with systemic diseases in at least 50% of patients. Diagnosis is made by exclusion of other causes of similar appearing cutaneous ulcerations including infections, malignancy, etc. In our case pyoderma gangrenosum was associated with ulcerative colitis.

 


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Pyoderma gangrenosum, ulcerative colitis

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