Published in Gastroenterology Week, April 12th, 2010
"Because of the long history, the nonspecific histological findings and the complication of ulcerative colitis, we misdiagnosed his ulcer as pyoderma gangrenosum. The wound was eventually diagnosed correctly by histological examination of a skin biopsy and the use of immunohistochemistry to detect cytokeratin, epithelial membrane antigen and vimentin. Specimens obtained 16 years earlier showed the...
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