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Sweet Syndrome in an Infant With Chronic Granulomatous Disease.
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PMID:  22246153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sweet syndrome is characterized by painful, erythematous cutaneous lesions containing neutrophilic infiltrates. Although more commonly seen in adults, Sweet syndrome has also been recognized in several pediatric cases. Two previous cases of pediatric Sweet syndrome and 1 adult case have been described in chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) patients. We report the case of an infant with known CGD who was presented with methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus lymphadenitis and subsequently developed Sweet syndrome. CGD patients are prone to several disorders of inflammation. This case illustrates that Sweet syndrome may be part of the spectrum of inflammatory conditions to which CGD patients are predisposed.
Authors:
Jeffrey A Knipstein; Daniel R Ambruso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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*Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT, University of Colorado, Aurora †Bonfils Blood Center, Denver, CO.
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