pyoderma

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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

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

py′o·der′mic adj.

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
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Superficial lesions in deep pyoderma were healed rapidly than deeper lesions and sequestered foci of infection may not be visible which is present in the deeper tissues (Reddy et al., 2014b).
In canine deep pyoderma, accurate diagnosis of the condition and selection of appropriate antibacterial drugs are required.
Culture and antibiotic susceptibility testing are indicated in cases which do not respond to preliminary treatment and mandatory for treating deep pyoderma (McKeever and Harvey, 1 998).
Important clinical signs detected in Staphylococcal deep pyoderma were erythematous pus filled nodules or most erythematous lesions in interdigital spaces and haemorrhagic pus draining tracts in pressure points.
The common clinical signs in deep pyoderma due to Staphylococcus spp.
Dogs presented were screened for deep pyoderma on the basis of clinical, microbial and parasitological examinations.
twice daily for an extended period of 10 days was considered superior to Amoxycillin + Clavulanic acid in the similar drug schedule against deep pyoderma in dogs for early clinical recovery.
For superficial pyoderma and deep pyoderma, bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics are effective respectively.
Surface lesions in deep pyoderma commonly heal more rapidly than deeper lesions, although sequestered foci of Infection may not be visible.