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Disease Sweet Syndrome

Name Sweet Syndrome
Synonyms Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis | Dermatosis, Neutrophilic, Febrile, Acute | Disease, Gomm Button | Disease, Gomm-Button | Gomm Button Disease | Gomm-Button Disease | Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Acute Febrile | Sweet's Syndrome | Sweets Syndrome | Syndrome, Sweet | Syndrome, Sweet's
Definition Condition characterized by large, rapidly extending, erythematous, tender plaques on the upper body usually accompanied by fever and dermal infiltration of neutrophilic leukocytes. It occurs mostly in middle-aged women, is often preceded by an upper respiratory infection, and clinically resembles ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME. Sweet syndrome is associated with LEUKEMIA.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D016463

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DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Erythema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sweet Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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