Postsurgical pyoderma gangrenosum and flap necrosis in a head and neck cancer patient following neck dissection

Head and Neck Cancer

Clin Case Rep. 2020 Apr 8;8(7):1121-1125. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.2828. eCollection 2020 Jul.


Postsurgical pyoderma gangrenosum (PSPG) develops in the skin after surgery without known cause. Immunosuppression constitutes first-line therapy and increases the likelihood of successful surgery when needed. PSPG should be considered when a flap necrosis occurs.