Pyoderma gangrenosum following abdominoplasty—a rare complication

Pyoderma gangrenosum following abdominoplasty—a rare complication Pyoderma gangrenosum is an uncommon condition characterised by non-infective ulceration of the skin. Pathergy is pyoderma gangrenosum occurring at sites of trauma, and the occurrence at the site of surgery is well described. We present a case of pyoderma gangrenosum after abdominoplasty, a rare complication that has not been described in the literature until now. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Pyoderma gangrenosum following abdominoplasty—a rare complication

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-007-0115-0
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Abstract

Pyoderma gangrenosum is an uncommon condition characterised by non-infective ulceration of the skin. Pathergy is pyoderma gangrenosum occurring at sites of trauma, and the occurrence at the site of surgery is well described. We present a case of pyoderma gangrenosum after abdominoplasty, a rare complication that has not been described in the literature until now.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Apr 1, 2007

References

  • Pyoderma gangrenosum: the histology of the primary lesion
    Percival, GH
  • Histopathologic and immunopathologic study of pyoderma gangrenosum
    Su, WP; Schroeter, AL; Perry, HO; Powell, FC

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