Pyoderma gangrenosum in childhood

Authors

  • A Kumar Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • D Gurung Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • DB Pokharel Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • KP Badal Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • A Jha Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • S Parajuli Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine, T.U. Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Keywords:

pyoderma gangrenosum, neutrophilic dermatosis, skin ulcer

Abstract

Case report: Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare painful, necrolytic skin ulcer with an irregular undermined border. It is a part of the spectrum of neutrophilic dermatoses. We report a case of pyoderma gangrenosum in a twelve year old boy. The findings reported in the literature are also discussed.

Key words: pyoderma gangrenosum, neutrophilic dermatosis, skin ulcer.  

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Kumar, A., Gurung, D., Pokharel, D., Badal, K., Jha, A., & Parajuli, S. (2008). Pyoderma gangrenosum in childhood. Journal of Institute of Medicine Nepal, 29(3), 59–61. Retrieved from https://nepjol.info/index.php/JIOM/article/view/1200

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Case Reports