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Sweet syndrome

Disease definition

Sweet's syndrome (the eponym for acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) is characterized by a constellation of clinical symptoms, physical features, and pathologic findings which include fever, neutrophilia, tender erythematous skin lesions (papules, nodules, and plaques), and a diffuse infiltrate consisting predominantly of mature neutrophils that are typically located in the upper dermis.

ORPHA:3243

  • Synonym(s):
    • Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L98.2
  • OMIM: 608068
  • UMLS: C0085077
  • MeSH: D016463
  • GARD: 521
  • MedDRA: 10000748

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