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Young Woman with Leg Lesions

  • Author(s): Finnin, Daniel
  • et al.
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Case Presentation: The patient was a 33-year-old woman with inflammatory bowel disease presenting for worsening lower leg lesions with significant pain recalcitrant to oral doxycycline.

Discussion: Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare ulcerative skin condition with significant pain that is often associated with other systemic diseases typically treated with immunosuppressive medications aimed at the underlying cause.

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