Superficial granulomatous pyoderma: A case in an 11-year-old girl and review of the literature

Academic Article


  • Superficial granulomatous pyoderma is a rare entity thought to be a variant of pyoderma gangrenosum and is often mistaken for classic pyoderma gangrenosum. Superficial granulomatous pyoderma has mainly been described in adults. We describe a case of Superficial granulomatous pyoderma in an 11-year-old girl and present a review of the literature. Superficial granulomatous pyoderma maintains clinical and histopathologic characteristics distinct from classic pyoderma gangrenosum and has a more favorable prognosis. It is often responsive to conservative treatment. © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 1066577
  • Author List

  • Tollefson MM; Cook-Norris RH; Theos A; Davis DMR
  • Start Page

  • 496
  • End Page

  • 499
  • Volume

  • 27
  • Issue

  • 5