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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.
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Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of pradofloxacin tablets for the treatment of canine pyoderma. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 46: 301-311.
reported a case of a middle-aged man with an expanding pyoderma gangrenosum leg ulcer that had been refractory to standard treatment (17).
Knowledge Regarding Common Nosocomial Infections Variables Categories Frequency Percent Nosocomial Post-Operative Wound Infections 25 25.0 Infections (N=100) Urinary Tract Infections 28 28.0 Ventilator Associated Pneumonia 11 11.0 Respiratory Tract Infections 17 17.0 Pyodermas 1 1.0 Pneumonias 15 15.0 Not Specified 3 3.0 Pathogens Pseudomonas 28 28.0 (N=100) Acinetobacter baumannii 17 17.0 Methicillin Resistant 1 1.0 Staphylococcus aureus Streptococcus 11 11.0 Staphylococcus aureus 25 25.0 Escherichia coli 15 15.0 Not Specified 3 3.0 Modes of Fomites 10 10.0 Transmission (N=100) Unsterile Instruments 14 14.0 Improper Sterilization 4 4.0 Technique Contact with Patients & Staff 34 34.0 Aerosols from Patients 27 27.0 Infected Catheters 8 8.0 Dirty linen 3 3.0 Table 3.
Pyoderma vegetans (PV), also known as blastomycosis-like pyoderma is a very rare, chronic inflammatory disorder.
A case of pyoderma vegetans and the follicular occlusion triad.
There are many options namely immunosuppressant medications (glucocorticoids and cyclosporine), aminosalicylate and, more recently, tumour necrosis factor blocker drugs.1 In general, the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum is very challenging and difficult.
Lip-fold pyoderma is a form of skin-fold pyoderma (intertrigo complex) and, guess what--it stinks!
In Brazil, a high incidence of MRSP in dogs with pyoderma has been reported over the last few years (LOPES et al., 2015; BOTONI et al., 2016; BOURGUIGNON et al., 2016).
Nonspecific cutaneous manifestations include amyloidosis, cryoglobulinemia, Raynaud's phenomenon, xanthomas, pyoderma gangrenosum, and purpura and were excluded from the study, while the specific cutaneous manifestation in MM was exemplified by secondary extramedullary plasmacytomas, seen as cutaneous waxy domeshaped nodules with variable sizes in various locations.
A seven year old German Shepherd dog was presented with history of recurring pyoderma and eruptions on dorsal trunk and limbs, which according to the owner responded to treatment with antibiotics for a short while and reoccured on discontinuation of treatment.
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory skin condition of unknown etiology.
Background: Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare neutrophilic dermatosis that is highly associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).