Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) and myeloproliferative disorders.

  title={Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) and myeloproliferative disorders.},
  author={Philip H. Cooper and Donald J. Innes and Kenneth E. Greer},
  volume={51 8},
Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (ND) consists of the abrupt onset of red, tender, cutaneous plaques on the face, extremities, and upper trunk, accompanied by fever, malaise, and neutrophilic leukocytosis. Histologically, there are distinctive, dense, dermal infiltrates of neutrophils. Response to systemic steroids is dramatic. This report describes four patients with leukemia or preleukemia and ND (LND), reviews reports of 12 similar patients, and compares LND with ND in otherwise healthy… CONTINUE READING
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