A case of successful combination therapy of systemic steroid and topical 0.03% tacrolimus for pyoderma gangrenosum in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome

Yong Ju Kim, Eul Sang Hwang, Sang Wook Son, Il-Hwan Kim

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Abstract

Pyoderma gangrenosum is one of the neutrophilic dermatoses, which is usually related to many systemic diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases, hematologic diseases, etc. Its typical clinical feature is usually a solitary, painful, margin-elevated ulcer. We herein report a case of myelodysplastic syndrome-related pyoderma gangrenosum, treated with a combination therapy of systemic steroid and topical 0.03% tacrolimus oint.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)880-883
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume42
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jul 1

Keywords

  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Systemic steroid
  • Topical 0.03% tacrolimus oint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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