Volume 8, Issue 2 (7-2005)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2005, 8(2): 58-66 | Back to browse issues page

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taheri R. Case reports of patients with Sweet,s syndrome in Bu-Ali hospital,Tehran 1992-2002. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2005; 8 (2) :58-66
URL: http://amuj.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-168-en.html
Assistant professore , ramintaheri@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Sweet,s syndrome (SS) is characterized by painful plaque on extremities, face and neck fever and peripheral leukocytosis. In this study patients with Sweet,s syndrome are described in a 10 years period. Cases: This is a case series study in which 9 patients admitted to dermatology unit of Bu-Ali hospital were studied between 1992 to 2002. Basic characteristics of skin lesions in each patient were as following: red, painful and raised lesions on hand and lower leg of the first patient large, flaccid bullae containing hemorrhagic fluid on both lower legs and upper portion of one thigh and scar over both ankles in the second patient papule and nodule on left hand with pain, itching and hemorrhagic secretion in the third patient bullae over internal surface of thighs and trunk and hyperpigmented, diffused macula over abdomen in the forth patient painful papule and nodule on hands and right lower leg in the fifth patient painful plaque and nodule in the sixth patient erythematous and painful papule on both lower leg and abdomen in the seventh patient erythematose papule and nodule with burning sensation over abdomen and right hand in the eight patient and painful bullae on neck and right lower leg in the ninth patient. Conclusion: Some special findings were found in these patients. For example, hemorrhagic and flaccid bullae, epidermal changes such as regional hyper keratosis and acanthosis and scar formation due to the illness which were not mentioned in previous reports of the disease.
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Received: 2009/02/18

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