1972
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.106.4.599c
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Triamcinolone and pyoderma gangrenosum

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“…Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment for PG. Very potent topical steroids under occlusion may suffice for some small lesions, and success has been reported with intralesional triamcinolone 1 . However, as our patient demonstrates, intralesional steroids may be associated with a deterioration in PG and, in our view, they are contraindicated in the management of aggressive, ulcerative PG.…”
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“…Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment for PG. Very potent topical steroids under occlusion may suffice for some small lesions, and success has been reported with intralesional triamcinolone 1 . However, as our patient demonstrates, intralesional steroids may be associated with a deterioration in PG and, in our view, they are contraindicated in the management of aggressive, ulcerative PG.…”
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“…Cutaneous lupus erythematosus is another disease characterized by the presence of an inflammatory infiltrate and deposition of autoantibodies at the dermal-epidermal junction, and is also treated primarily with topical steroids [ 42 ]. Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare neutrophilic dermatosis of uncertain etiology that commonly presents with inflammatory ulcers of the skin, and the cutaneous lesions have been shown to respond favorably to topical or intralesional steroids [ 43 , 44 ]. To date, there are no published reports investigating the use of topical steroids such as clobetasol for treatment of the cutaneous manifestations of SJS or TEN.…”
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“…Treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum includes local care, relief of pain, and such management of associated diseases as is possible. Compresses, topical antimicrobial agents, intralesional injection of corticosteroids, are sometimes effective. Treatment with hyperbaric oxygen has been reported to be effective.…”
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confidence: 99%