Acta Medica Iranica 2011. 49(11):763-765.

A Case Report of Cyclic Neutropenia Associated with Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Hossain Jabbari, Fatemeh Payvarmehr, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Neda Roosta

Abstract


We present a 24-year-old female referred with non-healing wound of a few days duration on anterior aspect of her right foreleg. Biopsy of the wound was reported to be pyoderma gangrenosum on pathologic report. Further work up of the patient for high grade fever and occasional leukopenias revealed the diagnosis of cyclic neutropenia. Treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) resulted in patient's neutrophil counts correction and dramatic improvement in healing of her lower extremity wound.


Keywords


Cyclic neutropenia; Pyoderma gangrenosum

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