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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

COSTA, Izelda Maria Carvalho  and  NOGUEIRA, Lucas Souza-Carmo. Pyoderma gangrenosum and rheumatoid arthritis: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2005, vol.80, n.1, pp. 81-82. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962005000100011.

The case is described of a 15-year-old patient that presented several pyoderma gangrenosum lesions 16 months before onset of rheumatoid arthritis manifestations. There was an excellent response to therapeutics using clofazimine.

Keywords : Arthritis; Arthritis, reumatoid; Clofazimine; Clofazimine [therapeutic use]; Pyoderma gangrenosum [drug therapy]; Pyoderma gangrenosum [therapy]; Case report.

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