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Ann Med Res. 2004; 11(4): 255-258

Idiopathic Sweet?s Syndrome Accompanying Bullous Lesions: Case report

Tuba Akı*, Yelda Karıncaoğlu*, Hamdi Özcan*, Muammer Eşrefoğlu Seyhan*, Bülent Kalaycı*, Neşe Karadağ**




Sweet's syndrome is a rare dermatosis which is characterized by painful red plaques, pyrexia, elevated neutrophil

count, and acellular infiltrate consisting predominantly of neutrophils that are diffusely distributed in the upper

dermis. It may be either associated with upper respiratory tract infections, hematologic malignancies, drug

hypersensitivities, sarcoidosis, autoimmune disorders or may be idiopathic. In this case an idiopathic SS that is

associated with bullous palmar lesions but not associated with malignancy is presented and SS diagnosis is


Key Words: Sweet's syndrome, Bullous lesions, Idiopathic

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