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Sweet Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Sweet Syndrome
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Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis
Dermatosis, Neutrophilic, Febrile, Acute
Gomm Button Disease
Gomm-Button Disease
Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Acute Febrile
Sweet's Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Skin Diseases (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see SWEET'S SYNDROME 1992-2008
History Note
2009 (1992)
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Sweet Syndrome Preferred
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