TITLE

Sweet's syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2120
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sweet's syndrome" is presented. It is a febrile illness with raised painful plaques on the limbs, face and neck. It responds promptly to treatment with glucocorticoids. The condition is occasionally found in persons with connective tissue diseases and hematological malignancies.
ACCESSION #
21247539

 

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