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Pyoderma gangrenosum triggered by a tattoo

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 31 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5765
  1. Sofia Hadjieconomou, ST4 dermatology1,
  2. Natalie Stone, consultant dermatologist2
  1. 1Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Wales, UK
  2. 2Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Wales, UK
  1. Correspondence to S Hadjieconomou sofia.hadjieconomou{at}

This is pyoderma gangrenosum (fig 1) triggered by trauma from a tattoo.

Fig 1

The patient was a medically well 51 year old woman who developed …

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