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Pyoderma Gangrenosum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.695.675
C17.800.862.675
C17.800.893.675
Unique ID
D017511
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017511
Annotation
severe type of skin ulcer appearing mostly on the legs
Scope Note
An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitating disease occurring most commonly in association with chronic ulcerative colitis. It is characterized by the presence of boggy, purplish ulcers with undermined borders, appearing mostly on the legs. The majority of cases are in people between 40 and 60 years old. Its etiology is unknown.
Previous Indexing
Pyoderma (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
1993/06/02
Pyoderma Gangrenosum Preferred
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