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pyoderma

 [pi″o-der´mah]
any purulent skin disease.
pyoderma gangreno´sum a rapidly evolving cutaneous ulcer or ulcers, with undermining of the border. Once regarded as a complication peculiar to ulcerative colitis, it is now known to occur in other wasting diseases.

py·o·der·ma

(pī'ō-der'mă),
Any pyogenic infection of the skin; may be primary, as impetigo, or secondary to a previously existing condition.
[pyo- + G. derma, skin]

pyoderma

/pyo·der·ma/ (pi″o-der´mah) any purulent skin disease.
pyoderma gangreno´sum  a rapidly evolving cutaneous ulcer or ulcers, with marked undermining of the border.

pyoderma

(pī′ə-dûr′mə)
n.
A pyogenic skin disease.

py′o·der′mic adj.

pyoderma

[pī′ōdur′mə]
Etymology: Gk, pyon, pus, derma, skin
any purulent skin disease, such as impetigo. Also called pyodermia.

py·o·der·ma

(pī'ō-dĕr'mă)
Any pyogenic infection of the skin; may be primary, as impetigo, or secondary to a previously existing condition.
[pyo- + G. derma, skin]

pyoderma

(pī-ō-dĕr′mă) [″ + derma, skin]
Any acute, inflammatory, purulent bacterial dermatitis.
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PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM OF THE LOWER LEG

pyoderma gangrenosum

A rare, ulcerating skin disease in which the skin is infiltrated by neutrophils. It is often found in people with other underlying illnesses, such as inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or some hematological malignancies.
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Pyoderma

A pus-containing skin infection, such as impetigo, caused by Staphylococcus or group A Streptococcus bacteria.
Mentioned in: Skin Culture

pyoderma

any purulent skin disease. Includes pustule, pimple, acne, impetigo and furunculosis.

callus pyoderma
see callus pyoderma.
contagious porcine pyoderma
see contagious porcine pyoderma.
deep pyoderma
bacterial infections involving the dermis and often subcutaneous tissues. There may be systemic illness.
dry pyoderma
see zinc-responsive dermatosis.
fold pyoderma
see fold dermatitis.
pyoderma gangrenosum
a rapidly evolving cutaneous ulcer or ulcers, with undermining of the border.
interdigital pyoderma
infection of the interdigital skin in dogs; may be associated with trauma, Demodex canis infestation, or foreign bodies such as grass seeds.
juvenile pyoderma
a sterile, pustular skin disease on the face and head and sometimes ears, anus and prepuce, in one or more puppies of a litter, usually around weaning age. Dachshunds, Golden retrievers and Gordon setters appear to be predisposed. There is often fever, anorexia and lymphadenopathy, particularly of submandibular lymph nodes which may form abscesses and drain, hence the alternative name of puppy strangles. Staphylococcus spp. are frequently cultured from affected skin, but the etiology of the disease is unclear. Called also juvenile cellulitis, and juvenile sterile granulomatous dermatitis and lymphadenitis.
mucocutaneous pyoderma
occurs on the lip margins and perioral skin of dogs; German shepherd dogs are predisposed.
nasal pyoderma
a deep bacterial folliculitis and furunculosis on the dorsum of the nose in dogs, particularly German shepherd dogs, Bull terriers, Collies and Pointers. Trauma may be a factor in the etiology.
perianal pyoderma
see perianal fistula.
pressure point pyoderma
see pressure points.
skin-fold pyoderma
see fold dermatitis.
superficial pustular pyoderma
surface pyoderma
see acute moist dermatitis.
tail fold pyoderma
see fold dermatitis.
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Empirical diagnosis of pyoderma based on history and physical examination is followed by complimentary tests, such as Gram staining and culture with the most reliable results obtained from analysis of contents from an intact pustule (Tilley and Smith, 2004).
Joint lesions were considered to be atypical pyoderma gangrenosum.
Bullous pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) was first described by Perry and Winklemann in 1972.
The commonest type of primary pyoderma was impetigo seen in 80 cases.
It was reported from PFGE analysis, that pet owners suffering from deep pyoderma can carry the organism (Guardabassi et al.
who proposed a common therapy with adalimumab to treat the co-occurrence of CD and HS in a patient also suffering from pyoderma gangrenosum (11).
At the day 35, the signs of secondary infection and pyoderma were observed in the animals showing intense pruritis.
Some dogs with aural hematoma showed presence of dermatological lesions like pyoderma, demodicosis and atopy.
Dermatology Clinic: It provides facilities including laser for the treatment of various skin diseases like Eczema, Acne, Fungal Infections, Scabies, Skin Warts, Melasma, Pyoderma, Atopic Dermatitis, Atopic Allergic disorders like Acute Urticaria and pregnancy related skin disorders.
With the provisional clinical diagnosis of pyoderma, the patient was started on intravenous antibiotics but there was no improvement after one week of therapy.