Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis: Sweet's syndrome.

Abstract:

:A case of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) is described in a patient with chronic myelogenous leukemia, with a review of all published reports in the English literature. The disease is characterized by an acute febrile illness with painful plaques involving the extremities, face, and neck, and responds dramatically to corticosteroids with occasional recurrences. Histologically, the skin biopsy shows a dense dermal infiltrate of polymorphonuclear leukocytes without evidence of vasculitis.

journal_name

South Med J

journal_title

Southern medical journal

authors

Chmel H,Armstrong D

doi

10.1097/00007611-197811000-00010

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1978-11-01 00:00:00

pages

1350-2

issue

11

eissn

0038-4348

issn

1541-8243

journal_volume

71

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