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Pyoderma gangrenosum in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16918628     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pyoderma gangrenosum is rare in children and very rare in infants less than 1 year of age. We report Pyoderma gangrenosum in a 6-month-old girl without any associated disorders, which was well controlled with oral prednisone. This entity in infants usually presents with multiple lesions, mainly located on the face, buttocks, thighs, and extremities, which in some instances are associated with pathergy. Pyoderma gangrenosum in infants has a good response to therapy, and healing is usually achieved.
Antonio Torrelo; Isabel Colmenero; Cristina Serrano; Ana Vilanova; Ramón Naranjo; Antonio Zambrano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-21     Completed Date:  2007-01-25     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  338-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Hospital del Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Prednisone / therapeutic use*
Pyoderma Gangrenosum / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 53-03-2/Prednisone

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