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

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jourabchi, N; Rhee, SM; Lazarus, GS

Published Date

  • May 1, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 174 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1096 - 1097

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1365-2133

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-0963

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/bjd.14332

Citation Source

  • Scopus