Sweet's syndrome


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Sweet's syndrome

[swēts]
Etymology: Robert Douglas Sweet, English dermatologist, 20th century
a condition usually seen on the upper body of middle-aged women, characterized by one or more large, rapidly extending, erythematous, tender or painful plaques, accompanied by fever and dense infiltration of neutrophils in the upper and middle dermis. Also called acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis.
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Sweet's syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis)
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Sweet's syndrome associated with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report and review of the literature.
Sweet's syndrome (Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) is a rare skin disorder characrerized by fever, neutrophilic leucocytosis, and erythematous skin nodules.
A skin biopsy revealed subepidermal bullae with marked dermal and mixed lymphocytic and neutrophilic infiltrate consistent with Sweet's syndrome.