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Pyoderma gangrenosum after inguinal hernia repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21086145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an uncommon, ulcerative skin disease that is often associated with systemic illness. In rare cases, PG occurs after surgery, which can lead to delayed diagnosis as other causes such as wound breakdown or bacterial/fungal infection are considered. We report a rare case of PG following the repair of an inguinal hernia, and review the presentation of this disease after surgery.
Authors:
N Kotzampassakis; R Ksontini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1248-9204     ISO Abbreviation:  Hernia     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715168     Medline TA:  Hernia     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Visceral Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Charleroi, Boulevard Paul Janson, 6000, Charleroi, Belgium, nikotzam@yahoo.fr.
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