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Sweet Syndrome With Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Jaime Vanourny, MD; Brian L. Swick, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(8):969-970. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.766.
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Correspondence: Dr Swick, Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, 40025 PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242 (brian-swick@uiowa.edu).

Financial Disclosure: None reported.

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Figure 1. Erythematous edematous plaques on the neck and upper back.

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Figure 2. Perivascular and interstitial neutrophilic infiltrate with subepidermal edema (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×200).




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