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Pyoderma gangrenosum following free tissue transfer for breast reconstruction is rare. This unusual ulcerative condition is frequently misdiagnosed, leading to inappropriate debridement and escalation of the subsequent wound through pathergy. Once diagnosed, treatment with immunosuppressive agents, including corticosteroids, results in an initial rapid response, but prolonged treatment is required. There is a paucity of literature regarding how to approach future surgery.
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Name: Annals of plastic surgery
Non peristomal postoperative pyoderma gangrenosum (PPG) is a rare subtype of pyoderma gangrenosum that occurs in the early postoperative period at surgical incisions, most commonly after breast surger...
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a painful ulcerating disease. The current evidence base for treatment is limited. In a large prospective study of topical treatments, 44% of patients were healed by 6 months. U...
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) of the penis is a very rare entity in medicine and it can be destructive. Generally, pyoderma gangrenosum is known to be common among patients with systemic diseases such as ...
The purpose of this research study is to see if Humira (adalimumab) is effective and safe in the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum.
Subjects must be 18- 75 years old and have a history of both inflammatory bowels disease (Crohn's or ulcerative colitis) and pyoderma gangrenosum. This is a 6 month open label study of an...
This study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of adalimumab in subjects in Japan with active ulcer(s) due to Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG).
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of Humira in the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum.
The study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of gevokizumab in treating active ulcers of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG).
An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitating disease occurring most commonly in association with chronic ulcerative colitis. It is characterized by the presence of boggy, purplish ulcers with undermined borders, appearing mostly on the legs. The majority of cases are in people between 40 and 60 years old. Its etiology is unknown.
A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
Removal of only enough breast tissue to ensure that the margins of the resected surgical specimen are free of tumor.
Fatty tissue in the region of the ABDOMEN. It includes the ABDOMINAL SUBCUTANEOUS FAT and the INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT.
Measurement of relative composition of different BREAST tissue types often determined from MAMMOGRAPHY; ULTRASONOGRAPHY; or MRI.
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Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...