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Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Introduction

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pyoderma Gangrenosum is available below.

Symptoms of Pyoderma Gangrenosum

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Complications

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Causes of Pyoderma Gangrenosum

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Misdiagnosis and Pyoderma Gangrenosum

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pyoderma Gangrenosum

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Prognosis for Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Prognosis for Pyoderma Gangrenosum: highly variable and depends on presence of associated conditions

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Definitions of Pyoderma Gangrenosum:

An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitating disease occurring most commonly in association with chronic ulcerative colitis. It is characterized by the presence of boggy, purplish ulcers with undermined borders, appearing mostly on the legs. The majority of cases are in people between 40 and 60 years old. Its etiology is unknown. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pyoderma Gangrenosum as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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