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Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with osteomyelitis in a paediatric patient: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16209228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare ulcerative skin disorder mainly occurring in adults. It is seen less frequently in children. The cause is unknown but it may occur in association with several disorders. Osteomyelitis is a very rare association. We report a case of pyoderma gangrenosum associated with osteomyelitis in a two-year-old girl.
A East-Innis; R Desnoes; K Thame; S Shirley; D Gilbert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The West Indian medical journal     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0043-3144     ISO Abbreviation:  West Indian Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-07     Completed Date:  2005-11-10     Revised Date:  2008-03-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417410     Medline TA:  West Indian Med J     Country:  Jamaica    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies.
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MeSH Terms
6-Mercaptopurine / therapeutic use
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Drug Therapy, Combination
Osteomyelitis / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Prednisone / therapeutic use
Pyoderma Gangrenosum / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Sulfasalazine / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
50-44-2/6-Mercaptopurine; 53-03-2/Prednisone; 599-79-1/Sulfasalazine

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