Pyoderma Gangrenosum and Myelodysplastic Syndrome

David Litvak, Robert S. Kirsner, Neda N. Pakdaman, Daniel G. Federman

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Abstract

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a painful, often rapidly progressive, ulcerating skin disorder frequently associated with systemic diseases. We report the case of a patient with PG and an anemia. A bone marrow biopsy showed changes consistent with one of the myelodysplastic syndromes, refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts. Patients with PG and anemia should have bone marrow biopsy if no cause of anemia is readily apparent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)923-925
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern medical journal
Volume93
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2000

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  • Medicine(all)

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