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An unusual cutaneous manifestation of ulcerative colitis: thrombotic skin gangrene.
  1. S. Singh,
  2. K. Noshirwani
  1. Department of Medicine, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK.


    Ulcerative colitis has a number of associated skin lesions. We report the case of a patient with active ulcerative disease presenting with rapidly progressive necrotic skin lesions, identified as thrombotic and requiring skin grafting. Thrombotic cutaneous gangrene is a rare but potentially serious manifestation of uncontrolled ulcerative colitis.

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