Pyoderma Gangrenosum After Hand Surgery: A Case Report

Turkhan Mehdiyev, MD; Robert Zimmermann, MD


Wounds. 2021;33(2):E14-E16. 

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This case report describes the history of a patient with PG. The disease was originally misdiagnosed as an infection after a CTR. This fact emphasizes the importance of knowing the clinical presentation of PG in order to allow its early recognition and, by doing so, provide a timely diagnosis and avoid unnecessary surgeries, which can result in devastating consequences.