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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 193-

Pyoderma gangrenosum

Dept. of Skin & VD, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India

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B Devi
C/50, Unit - B, Bhubaneshwer - 751 003
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Four patients aged 8, 35, 45 and 50 years (3 males and 1 female) were admitted to SCBMCH, Cuttack, skin and VD Department with multiple, painful, non healing phagadenic ulcers over body and not responding to the conventional therapeutic agents. The female patient was having severe seropositive rheumatoid arthritis. Pus culture was negative in all the cases. All the patients responded well to corticosteroid given systemically, but one male patient was having recurring episodes and ulcers healing hardly. He was given topical oxoferrin (TCDO) topically twice daily along with other supportive therapy. He responded well.

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