A fascinating post — thanks for uploading the link. It is interesting to note that vasculitisi was part of the histopathological picture.


C. pneumoniae has been associated with a similar chronic inflammatory condition, pyoderma gangrenosum by Chuck Strattoni and colleagues. Here’s the link: Culture and immunohistochemical evidence of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in ulcerative pyoderma gangrenosum.<

Sams HH, Mitchell WM, Stratton CW, King LE Jr.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Jun;48(6):966-9.


Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare but very unpleasant condition; it is sometimes associated with Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

D W - [Myalgia and hypertension">i (typically 155/95.) Began (2003) taking doxycycline and macrolide and later adding metronidazolei. No medication now. Morning BP typically 110/75]

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