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Pyoderma gangrenosum: clinicopathologic correlation and proposed diagnostic criteria

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  • W. P. Daniel Su MD,

    1. From the Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA and the Regional Center of Dermatology, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Mark D. P. Davis MD,

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    1. From the Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA and the Regional Center of Dermatology, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
      Mark Davis, md Department of Dermatology Mayo Clinic 200 First Street SW Rochester MN 55905, USA E-mail: davis.mark2@mayo.edu
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  • Roger H. Weenig MD,

    1. From the Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA and the Regional Center of Dermatology, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Frank C. Powell FRCPI,

    1. From the Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA and the Regional Center of Dermatology, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Harold O. Perry MD

    1. From the Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA and the Regional Center of Dermatology, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
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Mark Davis, md Department of Dermatology Mayo Clinic 200 First Street SW Rochester MN 55905, USA E-mail: davis.mark2@mayo.edu

Abstract

Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare but significant cause of ulcerations. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. Herein, we suggest diagnostic criteria and some historical perspectives on the diagnosis of pyoderma gangrenosum.

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