Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in a child, associated with a rotavirus infection: a case report

@inproceedings{Makis2010AcuteFN,
  title={Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in a child, associated with a rotavirus infection: a case report},
  author={Alexandros Makis and S. Stavrou and Nikolaos Chaliasos and Aikaterini Zioga and Antonios P. Vlahos and Georgios Gaitanis and Antigone Siamopoulou and Ioannis D. Bassukas},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Sweet's syndrome characterized by fever, blood neutrophilia and inflammatory skin lesions, is rarely diagnosed in children. It presents in three clinical settings: classical Sweet's syndrome, usually after a respiratory tract infection; malignancy-associated, frequently related to acute myelogeneous leukemia; and drug-induced. We present, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of a rotavirus -infection-related Sweet's syndrome. CASE PRESENTATION An 18-month-old boy of… CONTINUE READING
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