Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1 Presenting with Recurrent Pyoderma Gangrenosum and Flaccid Scarring
We report an 11-year-old boy with a longstanding history of recurrent pyoderma gangrenosum and abnormal wound healing who eventually developed a fatal invasive fungal infection. This article emphasizes the importance to consider leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 in the differential diagnosis of patients with recurrent skin ulcers.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Division of Rheumatology 2: Division of Dermatology 3: Department of Pathology 4: Division of Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Publication date: September 1, 2010