Improvement of ulcerative pyoderma gangrenosum with hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Article first published online: 30 JAN 2011
© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 24, Issue 1, pages 134–136, January/February 2011
How to Cite
Mazokopakis, E. E., Kofteridis, D. P., Pateromihelaki, A. Th., Vytiniotis, S. D. and Karastergiou, P. G. (2011), Improvement of ulcerative pyoderma gangrenosum with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Dermatologic Therapy, 24: 134–136. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2010.01387.x
- Issue published online: 30 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 30 JAN 2011
- hyperbaric oxygen;
- pyoderma gangrenosum;
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare noninfectious destructive neutrophilic dermatosis of unknown origin affecting the skin and occasionally the subcutaneous fat. In this report, we present the results of intensive hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy in a 62-year-old Greek woman who had been diagnosed with ulcerative PG two years ago, but had been resistant to other therapies.