neutrophilic dermatosis


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Related to neutrophilic dermatosis: pyoderma gangrenosum, Sweet syndrome

neutrophilic dermatosis

Any of several skin disorders characterized by abnormal collections of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (neutrophils) in the skin. Examples of such disorders are Sweet syndrome and pyoderma gangrenosum.
See also: dermatosis
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1) Alper et al reported a case of neutrophilic dermatosis that occurred as a result of exposure to a radiocontrast agent.
1) The differential diagnosis includes bullous pyoderma gangrenosum, erythema multiforme, urticarial vasculitis, rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatosis, and bacterial, mycobacterial, and deep fungal infections.
Zamanian A, Ameri A: Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome): a study of 15 cases in Iran.
von den Driesch P: Sweet's syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis.
Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in association with myelodysplastic syndromes: a report of three cases and a review of the literature.
Sweet syndrome (SS) is the prototype of neutrophilic dermatosis.
The histologic differential diagnosis for PG includes Sweet's syndrome, which is another neutrophilic dermatosis without associated vasculitis (10).