Spider bite mimicking pyoderma gangrenosum in sJIA: a case report

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Introduction: Several paediatric patients manifest conditions commonly misdiagnosed as spider bites, which however, can include other arthropods bites; bacterial, viral, and mycotic infections; vasculitis; dermatological diseases; miscellaneous conditions as drug reactions, chemical injuries.Objectives: In Italy, spiders which are likely to be associated with severe toxin mediated tissue damage are uncommon, especially in urban zones. However, a minor trauma may be a precipitating factor for pyoderma gangrenosum particularly over the legs, in association with inflammatory bowel disease, haematologic diseases and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine1
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy

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