pyoderma

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Summary: Any purulent skin disease (Dorland, 27th ed).

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  1. Nguyen R, Beardmore G. Blastomycosis-like pyoderma: successful treatment with low-dose acitretin. Australas J Dermatol. 2005;46:97-100 pubmed
    Blastomycosis-like pyoderma typically presents as verrucous plaque(s) with a purulent discharge through multiple sinuses...
  2. Yoo J, Yoon J, Lee S, Park H. High prevalence of Fluoroquinolone- and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from canine pyoderma and otitis externa in veterinary teaching hospital. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;20:798-802 pubmed
    Recently, a total of 74 Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates were collected from clinical cases of canine pyoderma and otitis externa in Korea...
  3. Currie B, Carapetis J. Skin infections and infestations in Aboriginal communities in northern Australia. Australas J Dermatol. 2000;41:139-43; quiz 144-5 pubmed
    ..skin infections in Aboriginal communities in central and northern Australia are scabies and streptococcal pyoderma. Scabies is endemic in many remote Aboriginal communities, with prevalences in children up to 50%...
  4. Whitehall J, Kuzulugil D, Sheldrick K, Wood A. Burden of paediatric pyoderma and scabies in North West Queensland. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013;49:141-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The study aims to assess the health burden of children admitted with 'scabies' to Mt Isa Hospital, the referral centre for North West Queensland, from 2006 to 2010...
  5. Wang Y, Yang J, Logue C, Liu K, Cao X, Zhang W, et al. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from canine pyoderma in North China. J Appl Microbiol. 2012;112:623-30 pubmed publisher
    To determine the prevalence of carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) among dogs with pyoderma from two small animal hospitals in North China during a 21-month period and to characterize these isolates.
  6. Carapetis J, Steer A, Mulholland E, Weber M. The global burden of group A streptococcal diseases. Lancet Infect Dis. 2005;5:685-94 pubmed
    ..In addition, there are more than 111 million prevalent cases of GAS pyoderma, and over 616 million incident cases per year of GAS pharyngitis...
  7. Su O, Demirkesen C, Onsun N. Localized blastomycosis-like pyoderma with good response to cotrimoxazol and cryotherapy. Int J Dermatol. 2004;43:388-90 pubmed
    Blastomycosis-like pyoderma is an unusual, exaggerated, vegetative-tissue reaction to a prolonged primary or secondary bacterial infection. It is a rare disease, usually seen in immunocompromized patients...
  8. Stegemann M, Coati N, Passmore C, Sherington J. Clinical efficacy and safety of cefovecin in the treatment of canine pyoderma and wound infections. J Small Anim Pract. 2007;48:378-86 pubmed
    ..Dogs with superficial or deep pyoderma or wounds/abscesses were enrolled in three separate studies...
  9. Gopi S, Evans A, Raza A, Byrne D. Superficial granulomatous pyoderma gangrenosum of the penis: a case report. ScientificWorldJournal. 2007;7:2426-9 pubmed
    Classic type of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an uncommon ulceronecrotic cutaneous disease of uncertain aetiology characterised by broad zones of confluent ulceration with violaceous undermined margins...

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  1. Carapetis J, Connors C, Yarmirr D, Krause V, Currie B. Success of a scabies control program in an Australian aboriginal community. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1997;16:494-9 pubmed
    ..3% to < 10% in children) (P < 0.01 for each visit). The initial prevalence of pyoderma in children was 69...
  2. Andrews R, McCarthy J, Carapetis J, Currie B. Skin disorders, including pyoderma, scabies, and tinea infections. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2009;56:1421-40 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma, scabies, and tinea are common childhood skin disorders too often considered to be merely of nuisance value. More than 111 million children are believed to have pyoderma, with many also co-infected with scabies, tinea, or both...
  3. Huerta B, Maldonado A, Ginel P, Tarradas C, Gómez Gascón L, Astorga R, et al. Risk factors associated with the antimicrobial resistance of staphylococci in canine pyoderma. Vet Microbiol. 2011;150:302-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The study animals were 23 healthy dogs (group A), 24 with first-time pyoderma (group B), and 27 with recurrent pyoderma that had undergone long-term antibiotic treatment (group C)...
  4. Skorepová M, Stuchlík D. Chronic pyoderma vegetans triggered by Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Mycoses. 2006;49:143-4 pubmed
    Chronic vegetating pyoderma is usually associated with staphylococci and streptococci. A case that started as a therapeutically resistant tinea of the hand caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes is described...
  5. Fatani M, Bukhari S, Al Afif K, Karima T, Abdulghani M, Al Kaltham M. Pyoderma among Hajj Pilgrims in Makkah. Saudi Med J. 2002;23:782-5 pubmed
    ..Of a total of 80 pyoderma patients, 52.5% were primary and 47.5% secondary...
  6. McDonald M, Brown A, Edwards T, Hope A, Amu M, Morey F, et al. Apparent contrasting rates of pharyngitis and pyoderma in regions where rheumatic heart disease is highly prevalent. Heart Lung Circ. 2007;16:254-9 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to describe the epidemiology of pharyngitis and pyoderma in a Central Australian Aboriginal community with a high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and compare it to communities in the Top End of the ..
  7. Feldmeier H, Singh Chhatwal G, Guerra H. Pyoderma, group A streptococci and parasitic skin diseases -- a dangerous relationship. Trop Med Int Health. 2005;10:713-6 pubmed
  8. Matias F, Rosa D, Carvalho M, Castañon M. Pyodermatitis-pyostomatitis vegetans: case report and review of medical literature. An Bras Dermatol. 2011;86:S137-40 pubmed
    ..Association with inflammatory bowel disease occurs in 70% of the cases. Immunofluorescence, which is typically negative, helps to characterize the disease. A rapid response to systemic steroids is expected. ..
  9. May E, Hnilica K, Frank L, Jones R, Bemis D. Isolation of Staphylococcus schleiferi from healthy dogs and dogs with otitis, pyoderma, or both. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005;227:928-31 pubmed
    To determine the frequency of isolation and susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus schleiferi from healthy dogs and dogs with otitis, pyoderma, or both that had or had not received antimicrobial treatment.
  10. Nigen S, Poulin Y, Rochette L, Lévesque M, Gagne E. Pyodermatitis-pyostomatitis vegetans: two cases and a review of the literature. J Cutan Med Surg. 2003;7:250-5 pubmed
    ..Response to treatment is generally rapid. In several reported cases, an inflammatory gastrointestinal disorder is found in association with the mucocutaneous signs. ..
  11. Andrews R, Kearns T, Connors C, Parker C, Carville K, Currie B, et al. A regional initiative to reduce skin infections amongst aboriginal children living in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3:e554 pubmed publisher
    Linked to extreme rates of chronic heart and kidney disease, pyoderma is endemic amongst Aboriginal children in Australia's Northern Territory (NT). Many of those with pyoderma will also have scabies...
  12. Eckholm N, Outerbridge C, White S, Sykes J. Prevalence of and risk factors for isolation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. from dogs with pyoderma in northern California, USA. Vet Dermatol. 2013;24:154-61.e34 pubmed publisher
    ..Canine pyodermas associated with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. (MRS) have increased in prevalence over the past decade...
  13. Yasuda M, Amano H, Nagai Y, Tamura A, Ishikawa O, Yamaguchi S. Pyodermatitis-pyostomatitis vegetans associated with ulcerative colitis: successful treatment with total colectomy and topical tacrolimus. Dermatology. 2008;217:146-8 pubmed publisher
  14. McDonald M, Towers R, Fagan P, Carapetis J, Currie B. Molecular typing of Streptococcus pyogenes from remote Aboriginal communities where rheumatic fever is common and pyoderma is the predominant streptococcal infection. Epidemiol Infect. 2007;135:1398-405 pubmed
    ..in remote communities have high rates of rheumatic heart disease (RHD); yet pharyngitis is reportedly rare whilst pyoderma is common...
  15. Leibovitch I, Ooi C, Huilgol S, Reid C, James C, Selva D. Pyodermatitis-pyostomatitis vegetans of the eyelids case report and review of the literature. Ophthalmology. 2005;112:1809-13 pubmed
    ..Although periocular involvement is probably rare, the combined typical skin and oral lesions and the characteristic histological and immunofluorescence tests should suggest the correct diagnosis. ..
  16. Steer A, Danchin M, Carapetis J. Group A streptococcal infections in children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2007;43:203-13 pubmed
  17. Madan V, Lear J. Sporotrichoid streptococcal pyoderma. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007;21:572-3 pubmed
  18. Papadopoulos A, Schwartz R, Kapila R, Samady J, Ruszczak Z, Rao B, et al. Pyoderma vegetans. J Cutan Med Surg. 2001;5:223-7 pubmed
    b>Pyoderma vegetans is a rare condition that is clinically characterized by large verrucous plaques with elevated borders and multiple pustules. The etiology of this disorder remains unknown...
  19. Murayama N, Nagata M, Terada Y, Okuaki M, Takemura N, Nakaminami H, et al. In vitro antiseptic susceptibilities for Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from canine superficial pyoderma in Japan. Vet Dermatol. 2013;24:126-9.e29 pubmed publisher
    Topical therapy, particularly with chlorhexidine, is becoming increasingly common as a treatment option for canine pyoderma; however, there are limited studies on the susceptibility of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius to chlorhexidine ..
  20. Sawalka S, Phiske M, Jerajani H. Blastomycosis-like pyoderma. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2007;73:117-9 pubmed
    ..She fulfilled criteria for the diagnosis of blastomycosis-like pyoderma viz...
  21. Bryan J, Frank L, Rohrbach B, Burgette L, Cain C, Bemis D. Treatment outcome of dogs with meticillin-resistant and meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius pyoderma. Vet Dermatol. 2012;23:361-8, e65 pubmed publisher
    The prevalence of meticillin- and multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) in canine pyoderma has been increasing in recent years; thus, treatment of these cases has become challenging...
  22. McDonald M, Towers R, Andrews R, Benger N, Currie B, Carapetis J. Low rates of streptococcal pharyngitis and high rates of pyoderma in Australian aboriginal communities where acute rheumatic fever is hyperendemic. Clin Infect Dis. 2006;43:683-9 pubmed
    ..differs from that observed in regions with temperate climates; streptococcal pharyngitis is reportedly rare, and pyoderma is highly prevalent. A link between pyoderma and acute rheumatic fever has been proposed but is yet to be proven...
  23. Barbosa N, Tolkachjov S, El Azhary R, Davis M, Camilleri M, McEvoy M, et al. Clinical features, causes, treatments, and outcomes of peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum (PPG) in 44 patients: The Mayo Clinic experience, 1996 through 2013. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016;75:931-939 pubmed publisher
    There are limited large case series of peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum (PPG), an uncommon cause of recalcitrant peristomal ulceration. We sought to further characterize the clinical features, causes, treatments, and outcomes of PPG...
  24. Kedzierska K, Sindrewicz K, Smektała T, Wisniewska M, Masiuk M, Staniszewska E, et al. Wegener's granulomatosis and pyoderma gangrenosum--rare causes of facial ulcerations. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online). 2016;70:210-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is caused by immune system dysfunction, and particularly improper functioning of neutrophils...
  25. Cameron M, Katayama M, Patel N, Shenefelt P, Somboonwit C. Chronic Tender Ulcers on the Calf and Both Forearms. Skinmed. 2017;15:149-151 pubmed
    ..The differential diagnosis included polyarteritis nodosa, cutaneous necrosis secondary to antiphospholipid syndrome, cryoglobulinemic vasculitis, and an atypical presentation of pyoderma gangernosum.
  26. Kouba D, Mimouni D, Ha C, Nousari C. Limited Wegener's granulomatosis manifesting as malignant pyoderma with corneal melt. Int J Dermatol. 2003;42:902-4 pubmed
  27. Fender A, Ignatovich Y, Mercurio M. Pyoderma faciale. Cutis. 2008;81:488-90 pubmed
    b>Pyoderma faciale is a rare cutaneous disorder that predominantly affects women in their 20s and 30s and is characterized by the rapid appearance of coalescing nodules and draining sinuses, combined with livid erythema on the face...
  28. Alavi A, French L, Davis M, Brassard A, Kirsner R. Pyoderma Gangrenosum: An Update on Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017;18:355-372 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory neutrophilic disorder with prototypical clinical presentations. Its pathophysiology is complex and not fully explained...
  29. Hartmann F, White D, West S, Walker R, Deboer D. Molecular characterization of Staphylococcus intermedius carriage by healthy dogs and comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns to isolates from dogs with pyoderma. Vet Microbiol. 2005;108:119-31 pubmed
    ..were compared to antibiograms from 97 historical clinical isolates (1988-1992) obtained from cases of canine pyoderma. Resistance was most often observed to penicillin (64% and 55%) and tetracycline (38% and 38%) among the ..
  30. Maffeis L, Musolino M, Cambiaghi S. Single-plaque vegetating bromoderma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008;58:682-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical presentation of bromoderma may be similar to that of pyoderma gangrenosum when occurring with a single lesion...
  31. Kazandjieva J, Tsankov N. Tattoos: dermatological complications. Clin Dermatol. 2007;25:375-82 pubmed
    ..e. clinical complications. The summarized data showed infectious diseases transmitted through the process of tattooing and many allergic reactions, granulomas and tumors as complications of a tattoo. ..
  32. Stehr R, Kim N, LoGiudice J, Ludwig K. Fox Den Disease: An Interesting Case Following Delayed Diagnosis. Wounds. 2015;27:170-3 pubmed
    b>Pyoderma fistulans sinifica, also known as fox den disease, is a rare and poorly understood inflammatory disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissues...
  33. Chan Y, Agag R, Kalira D, Barnett M. Rule out smallpox in the ED: an interesting case of streptococcus pyoderma. Am J Emerg Med. 2006;24:243-4 pubmed
  34. Brook I. Infectious Complications of Circumcision and Their Prevention. Eur Urol Focus. 2016;2:453-459 pubmed publisher
    ..Local complications include staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, cellulitis, impetigo, pyoderma, necrotizing fasciitis, scalded skin syndrome (staphylococcal), Fournier gangrene, glanular necrosis, scrotal ..
  35. Lavreshin P, Gobedzhishvili V, Aliev M, Khutov A, Murtazaev T, Lavreshin M. [Method of surgical treatment of the epithelial coccygeal track complicated by numerous fistulas of the sacrococcygeal area]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2007;166:63-5 pubmed
    ..Advantages of the method over the generally accepted ones consist in the following: healthy skin is not excised; all tissues involved in the inflammatory process are ablated; there is no tension of tissues during suturing the wound. ..
  36. Glad ko V, Masiukova S, Kakhishvili N, Tarasenko G. [The experience of using fucidin and fucicort in the treatment of servicemen with pyodermia]. Voen Med Zh. 2007;328:21-4 pubmed
  37. Lloyd C, Balakrishnan N, Menon T. vir types of Streptococcus pyogenes in Chennai, South India. J Med Microbiol. 2008;57:1176-7 pubmed publisher
  38. Čuk Radović T, Kostović K, Radoš J, Paštar Z, Pavliša G, Marinović B. Advanced Pyoderma Gangrenosum Previously Treated as Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2015;23:208-12 pubmed
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare, neutrophilic ulcerative skin disease of unknown etiology often associated with an underlying systemic disease...
  39. Cain C. Antimicrobial resistance in staphylococci in small animals. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2013;43:19-40 pubmed publisher
  40. McLean F. The elimination of scabies: a task for our generation. Int J Dermatol. 2013;52:1215-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Infestation with scabies significantly impacts quality of life and is linked to pyoderma and consequently to severe long-term sequelae such as post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis...
  41. Feldman S, Lacy F, Huang W. The Safety of Treatments Used in Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a severe ulcerating orphan dermatosis characterized by painful and rapidly progressive skin ulcers often associated with underlying inflammatory disease...
  42. Skalkou A, Manoli S, Sachinidis A, Ntouros V, Petidis K, Pagkopoulou E, et al. Pyoderma gangrenosum and pyogenic arthritis presenting as severe sepsis in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with golimumab. Rheumatol Int. 2018;38:161-167 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a rare case of a woman with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis who developed pyoderma gangrenosum whistle on treatment with golimumab, a fully humanized anti TNFa antibody...
  43. Futagawa Saito K, Ba Thein W, Fukuyasu T. High occurrence of multi-antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus intermedius isolates from healthy and diseased dogs and domesticated pigeons. Res Vet Sci. 2007;83:336-9 pubmed
    ..5% vs. 12.9%; P<0.01) and also in domesticated pigeon isolates than non-domesticated pigeon isolates (53.3% vs. 0%; P<0.01). ..
  44. Soto Vilches F, Vera Kellet C. Pyoderma gangrenosum: Classic and emerging therapies. Med Clin (Barc). 2017;149:256-260 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum is an ulceronecrotising dermatosis that represents a challenge for any clinician, not only for its ability to mimic other dermatoses but also for its lack of response to treatment...
  45. Almukhtar R, Armenta A, Martin J, Goodwin B, Vincent B, Lee B, et al. Delayed diagnosis of post-surgical pyoderma gangrenosum: A multicenter case series and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;44:152-156 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma gangrenosum is a chronic neutrophilic dermatosis which can occur following trauma or surgery and can mimic infection. Surgical intervention can lead to progression of disease...
  46. Pruvost C, May L, Davous N, Petit A. [Plantar pyoderma due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2002;129:886-7 pubmed
    ..We describe a case of community-acquired superficial pyoderma due to this bacteria in a immunocompetent host...
  47. Yoon J, Lee K, Lee S, Chae M, Park J, Yoo J, et al. Antibiotic resistance profiles of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from canine patients in Korea. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;20:1764-8 pubmed
    ..was examined among 74 Staphylococcus pseudintermedius strains recently isolated from clinical cases of canine pyoderma and otitis externa at the veterinary teaching hospital at Konkuk University, Korea...
  48. Iyori K, Hisatsune J, Kawakami T, Shibata S, Murayama N, Ide K, et al. Identification of a novel Staphylococcus pseudintermedius exfoliative toxin gene and its prevalence in isolates from canines with pyoderma and healthy dogs. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;312:169-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, an exfoliative toxin gene (exi) was identified in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from canine pyoderma. The aim of this study was to identify novel exfoliative toxin genes in S. pseudintermedius...
  49. Androutsakos T, Stamopoulos P, Aroni K, Hatzis G. A case report of successful treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum in a patient with autoimmune hepatitis, and review of the literature. BMC Gastroenterol. 2015;15:149 pubmed publisher
    b>Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG) is a cutaneous condition, its diagnosis suggested by the presence of a painful cutaneous ulcer showing rapid progression...
  50. Fongue J, Brajon D, Visée C, Combes E, Andrac Meyer L, Berbis P. [Pyoderma gangrenosum revealing colonic diverticulitis: Two cases]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2015;142:664-9 pubmed publisher
    The association of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) with colonic diverticulitis infection (DI) is relatively unknown. Herein, we describe two cases of PG with full recovery after colonic surgery...
  51. Holm B, Petersson U, Mörner A, Bergstrom K, Franklin A, Greko C. Antimicrobial resistance in staphylococci from canine pyoderma: a prospective study of first-time and recurrent cases in Sweden. Vet Rec. 2002;151:600-5 pubmed
    ..involving eight veterinary clinics during 1995 and 1996, samples from first-time and recurrent cases of canine pyoderma were collected by a needle technique...
  52. Shavit E, Alavi A, Sibbald R. Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Critical Appraisal. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2017;30:534-542 pubmed publisher
    To provide information about pyoderma gangrenosum (PG), including pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and treatment.
  53. Carrera C, Mascaro J, Moreno Romero J, Iranzo P, Palou J, Zamora E, et al. Pyoderma vegetans associated with severe psoriatic arthritis: good response to etanercept. Dermatology. 2007;214:77-81 pubmed
    b>Pyoderma vegetans (PV) is an inflammatory dermatosis, characterized clinically by large exudative vegetating plaques, and histopathologically by epidermal pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia and dense inflammatory infiltrates...