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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2012 June;171(3):383-6

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Pyoderma gangrenosum: a case similar to a bullous erysipelas

Vargu M., Vasili E., Berdica L.

Department of Anatomy-Pathology, University Hospital Centre “Mother Teresa”, Tirana, Albania;
Department of Infectious Diseases, Dermo-Venereology Clinic, Tirana, Albania


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The gangrenous pyoderma is a rare illness. Its diagnosis is hard to establish. The case here exposed presents a clinical manifestation of gangrenous pyoderma similar to a bullous erysipelas. The diagnosis of gangrenous pyoderma was established by excluding those illnesses that also present skin ulcer. A corticosteroid based systemic therapy was started and it proved successful.

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