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Pyoderma gangrenosum developing over a skin ulcer due to arteriovenous malformation Volume 27, issue 6, November-December 2017

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1 Department of Dermatology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan
2 Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan

A 94-year-old Japanese man with diabetes mellitus and right hemiplegia after cerebral infarction presented with skin ulcers on the outside of his right leg in 2015. Four months later, new lesions appeared on the inside of his right leg. Although he was treated with cefazorin and cephepim under the diagnosis of cellulitis, no remarkable improvement was obtained. Therefore, he was referred to our hospital. Multiple ulcers with yellow necrotic tissue were observed (figure 1A). He did not suffer from [...]