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Pyoderma Gangrenosum in an Infant Treated With Skin Grafting
K Jagadish Kumar1, Anil Kumar MG2, Vijay L3, S Perumal Satya1, V G Manjunath1, S Mamatha1.
1Department of Pediatrics, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India,
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India,
3Department of Plastic Surgery, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India.
Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG) is rapidly progressive, painful necrotic cutaneous ulcer with violaceous and undermined border. When underlying tissues are exposed at the ulcer bed, debridement and skin grafting may be necessary. We report 8 month infant with PG occurring in gluteal region with frequent faecal soiling and split skin graft was done successfully.

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