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Cohen Philip R.
Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: August 1993

Sweet's syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) is a steroid-responsive dermolosis characterized by pyrexia, neutrophilla, and painful erythematous plaques that histologically show a dense dermal infiltrate of neutrophils. Pregnancy-associated Sweet's syndrome in a prenant has only been describved in four women. the clinical characteristics of the women with pregnancy-associated Sweet's syndrome are reviewed and the differential diagnoisis of pregnanacy-associated demaloses that clinically mimic Sweet's syndrome are discussed.

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