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Pediatric sweet syndrome: A rare cause of fever of unknown origin [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2019; 24(3): 390-392 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2019.98704  

Pediatric sweet syndrome: A rare cause of fever of unknown origin

Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu1, Necdet Kuyucu2, Ferah Tuncel Daloğlu3, İclal Gürses3
1Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Enfeksiyon Bilim Dalı
2Mersin Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi,çocuk Enfeksiyon Bilim Dalı
3Mersin Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı

Sweet syndrome or acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, is characterized by fever, elevated neutrophil count, painful erythematous cutaneous lesions that have an infiltrate of mature neutrophils typically located in the upper dermis. In general, it is associated with infections, malignancy and drugs. Sweet syndrome is rarely seen in pediatric patients. In this report, we present a child who was diagnosed with sweet syndrome because of a rare disease in children with unknown etiology of fever.

Keywords: Fever, fever of unknown origin, Children, Sweet syndrome


Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu, Necdet Kuyucu, Ferah Tuncel Daloğlu, İclal Gürses. Pediatric sweet syndrome: A rare cause of fever of unknown origin. Eastern J Med. 2019; 24(3): 390-392

Corresponding Author: Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu, Türkiye


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