Premenstrual flares of pyoderma gangrenosum controlled with use of a combined oral contraceptive and antiandrogen (ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone)

N. Jourabchi, S. M. Rhee, G. S. Lazarus

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Abstract

The effect of sex hormones on pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) has not been reported. We report the case of a 34-year-old woman with chronic PG leg ulcers who was found to have recurring, premenstrual flares of PG. Her PG flares were controlled with the use of ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1096-1097
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume174
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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