Internal medicine flashcards: All that is red is not cellulitis.
Eur J Intern Med. 2014 Jan 3;
Authors: Sharma P, Dhungel S
A 60-year-old patient presented with progressive worsening, non-healing ulcer on her shin with surrounding erythema following a minor trauma and was treated with several antibiotics for presumed cellulitis with no improvement. A skin biopsy eventually suggested pyoderma gangrenosum and a colonic biopsy showed an underlying ulcerative colitis.
PMID: 24393443 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]