A favourable response to surgical intervention and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in pyoderma gangrenosum

Altunay I., Kucukunal A., Sarikaya S., Demirci G.

INTERNATIONAL WOUND JOURNAL, cilt.11, sa.4, ss.350-353, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1742-481x.2012.01102.x
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.350-353


Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a neutrophilic dermatosis characterised with ulcerations. Inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) and haematologic diseases (leukaemia, preleukaemia and monoclonal gammopathy) have been reported in about 40-50% of PG patients in whom the treatment of the underlying disease is important for the improvement of the lesions. We herein report a colorectal adenocarcinoma patient with PG, who responded partially to topical treatments and systemic immunosuppressants and healed completely with the aid of surgical wound repair and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.