Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare ulcerative skin disorder mainly occurring in adults. It is seen less frequently in children. The cause is unknown but it may occur in association with several disorders. Osteomyelitis is a very rare association. We report a case of pyoderma gangrenosum associated with osteomyelitis in a two-year-old girl.
We describe two cases of lateral medullary syndrome at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. This diagnosis is often missed and not well understood, so we will discuss the underlying pathophysiology.
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