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Pyoderma gangrenosum is a condition that causes tissue to become necrotic, causing deep ulcers that usually occur on the legs.Ulcers usually initially look like small bug bites or papules, and they progress to larger ulcers. Though the wounds rarely lead to death, they can cause pain and scarring finally leading to chronic wounds.
HOW IS PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM DIAGNOSED?
A general physician would observe your symptoms and also do a scan to check your ulcers. If in doubt of tumours, tissue tests can also be done.
HOW IS PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM TREATED?
Treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum aims at reducing the inflammation and controlling pain, in the process heal the wound. Corticosteroids and other drugs that suppress the immune system are given for treating the sore. Covering the wound with a moist cloth helps in faster healing.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is characterized by small, red bumps or blisters (papules or nodules) that eventually erode to form swollen open sores (ulcerations). The size and depth of the ulcerations vary greatly, and they are often extremely painful.