Painful Leg Ulcer in Seropositive RA

November 25, 2013

A 48-year-old woman with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis presents with this solitary, rapidly expanding and very painful (analog scale 9 out of 10) ulcer on the pretibial surface of her leg. Can you choose the correct diagnosis from the differentials?



A 48-year-old woman with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis presents with this solitary, rapidly expanding and very painful (analog scale 9 out of 10) ulcer on the pretibial surface of her leg.

Poll Software

|

Survey Software

 

Answer: D. Pyoderma gangrenosum

For more information on this case, click here.