Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (Sweet Syndrome) Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 02, 2020
  • Author: Yoon-Soo (Cindy) Bae, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What is the pathophysiology of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What causes acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which malignancies are associated with acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the infectious causes of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which medications cause acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which systemic disorders are associated with acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are rare causes of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What is the prevalence of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the racial predilections of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What is the sex predilection of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) by gender?

How does the incidence of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) vary by age?

What is the prognosis of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What is included in patient education about acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Presentation

Are the signs and symptoms of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

How are the cutaneous lesions of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) characterized?

Which physical findings suggest acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) of the hands?

Which oral and mucosal findings suggest acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) of the hand?

Which extracutaneous findings suggest acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the signs of pathergy in patients with acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

How are systemic disease or malignant causes of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) identified?

How does acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) affect pregnancy outcomes?

What are the diagnostic criteria for classic or idiopathic acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the diagnostic criteria for drug-induced acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the possible complications of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (Sweet Syndrome)?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

What procedures are used for the workup of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

When is bone marrow aspiration performed in the workup of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which tests should be considered if no underlying cause of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) is found?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Treatment

How is acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) treated?

Which medications are used for long-term management of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

How is acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) prevented?

Who provides long-term monitoring of patients with acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Medications

What are the goals of drug treatment for acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome)?

Which medications in the drug class Anti-inflammatories are used in the treatment of Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (Sweet Syndrome)?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (Sweet Syndrome)?