Korean J Dermatol.  2004 Jun;42(6):771-773.

A Case of Pyoderma Gangrenosum Associated with Ulcerative Colitis

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea. drro2@hanafos.com

Abstract

We present a case of pyoderma gangrenosum associated with ulcerative colitis. The patients, a 21-year-old women has suffered from skin defect on the left chest and pubic area since 7 days ago. During treatment for pyoderma gangrenosum she developed new gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. On colonoscopic examination and biopsy she was diagnosed ulcerative colitis. Prednisolone was given orally in the dose of 60mg/day and mesalamine was given orally in the dose of 1000mg/day for ulcerative colitis. Clinical improvement was observed after 15 days.

Keyword

Pyoderma gangrenosum; Ulcerative colitis

MeSH Terms

Biopsy
Colitis, Ulcerative*
Diarrhea
Female
Humans
Mesalamine
Nausea
Prednisolone
Pyoderma Gangrenosum*
Pyoderma*
Skin
Thorax
Ulcer*
Vomiting
Young Adult
Mesalamine
Prednisolone
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