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Atypical pyoderma gangrenosum mimicking an infectious process.
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PMID:  25024856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We present a patient with atypical pyoderma gangrenosum (APG), which involved the patient's arm and hand. Hemorrhagic bullae and progressive ulcerations were initially thought to be secondary to an infectious process, but a biopsy revealed PG. Awareness of APG by infectious disease services may prevent unnecessary use of broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Derek To; Aaron Wong; Valentina Montessori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-06-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in infectious diseases     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  2090-6625     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Infect Dis     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-15     Completed Date:  2014-07-15     Revised Date:  2014-07-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573243     Medline TA:  Case Rep Infect Dis     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  589632     Citation Subset:  -    
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