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Title: The diagnostic tangle of pyoderma gangrenosum: a case report and review of the literature
Authors: Bakelants, E.
Van der Hilst, Jeroen
Corluy, L.
Achten, Ruth
Gyssens, Inge
Messiaen, Peter
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: VAN ZUIDEN COMMUNICATIONS
Citation: NETHERLANDS JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 72 (10), p. 541-544
Abstract: This report describes a 55-year-old patient with the rare inflammatory dermatosis pyoderma gangrenosum. It is an often misdiagnosed condition of unclear origin and pathogenesis. There is an association with underlying systemic disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, haematological disorders, rheumatological disease or solid malignancies, although this last association is still under investigation. The diagnosis can be challenging and treatment depends upon the severity of the lesions. The long-term prognosis is unpredictable.
Notes: [Bakelants, E.; van der Hilst, J.; Gyssens, I.; Messiaen, P.] Jessa Hosp Hasselt, Dept Infect Dis & Immun, Hasselt, Belgium. [Corluy, L.] Jessa Hosp Hasselt, Dept Rheumatol, Hasselt, Belgium. [Achten, R.] Jessa Hosp Hasselt, Dept Pathol, Hasselt, Belgium. [van der Hilst, J.; Achten, R.; Gyssens, I.] Hasselt Univ, Hasselt, Belgium. [Gyssens, I.] Radboud Univ Nijmegen Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/18295
ISI #: 000347558000007
ISSN: 0300-2977
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2016
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