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Posted by Curt
on September 06, 2000 at 14:10:19:
In Reply to: Pyroderma gangrenosum posted by Carol on June 30, 1999 at 21:40:24:
I was diagnosed with Pyroderma gangrenosum in the fall of 1991, I was in the Marine Corps in North Carolina at the time. I had it all over my arms and legs. It spread very fast, and predisone kept it under control and from spreading. It took 6 months to heal. Had to keep the wounds covered at all times, seen MANY doctors. Felt like a lab rat for awhile. I haven't had a reoccurance (knock on wood) I have read that some people do. Your sister should be fine if it was caught in time. I noticed mine early, but being in the Marines, they wouldn't take me to the hospital when I wanted to go, so I think mine spread more than it should have. Good luck to you and your family.
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