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European Journal of Dermatology


Clinical analysis of pyoderma gangrenosum: 41 Japanese cases over 15 years Volume 28, numéro 2, March-April 2018


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Department of Dermatology, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

To demonstrate the characteristics of Japanese patients with pyoderma gangrenosum (PG), we analysed data from 41 patients over 15 years in our department. Patients included 17 males and 24 females (male to female ratio was 1:1.4), aged between 15 and 89 (mean: 54.8 years) (figure 1A). Clinically, the ulcerative type was most common (n = 34), followed by superficial granulomatous type (n = 3), bullous type (n = 2), and pustular type (n = 2). Multiple lesions were observed in all cases. Among them, [...]