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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 152-154

Pyoderma gangrenosum masquerading as Donovanosis


1 Department of Dermatology, Goa Medical College, Goa, India
2 Department of Dermatology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, India
3 Department of Pathology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, India

Correspondence Address:
Varadraj V Pai
Department of Dermatology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa - 403 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.142414

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Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology characterized by neutrophilic infiltration of the dermis and destruction of tissue. PG is diagnosed after excluding more commonly occurring condition presenting with similar manifestation. Though PG has been reported to occur over the genitalia, it rarely presents with concurrent involvement of the groin. Herein, we present a case of PG masquerading as Donovanosis.


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