Sweet syndrome

by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou

Sweet’s syndrome is characterized by sudden onset of fever, leukocytosis, and tender, raised, erythematous, and well-circumscribed papules and plaques, histologically composed of neutrophilic infiltrates. Sweet’s syndrome primarily affects adults and occurs three times more frequently in women than in men. The lesions may have a strongly edematous appearance (first image) or simply be infiltrated (second image). They are usually found on the face, neck, upper trunk and extremities.They are characterized by a burning sensation but not itching. Vesiculation or pustular development may occur on the surface of the plaques as a result of an intense choroidal inflammatory infiltrate and accompanying choroidal edema. The condition may resolve spontaneously or be managed with topical or systemic steroids.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

For any further information or to make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us by completing the relevant form below:

Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες ή για να κλείσετε ραντεβού, μην διστάσετε να επικοινωνήσετε μαζί μας συμπληρώνοντας την παρακάτω φόρμα:

Contact/Επικοινωνία 


Appointment/Ραντεβού 


*CyprusDermaClinic, stores and uses the information you place on this form for the exclusive purpose of communicating with us for your best service, in accordance with the Company’s Privacy Policy. Your data is NOT sent to third parties.
* Η CyprusDermaClinic, αποθηκεύει και χρησιμοποιεί τις πληροφορίες που καταχωρείτε σε αυτό το έντυπο για αποκλειστικό σκοπό επικοινωνίας μαζί μας για την καλύτερη εξυπηρέτησή σας, σύμφωνα με την Πολιτική Απορρήτου της Εταιρείας. Τα δεδομένα σας ΔΕΝ στέλνονται σε τρίτους.