What most commonly causes the drug-induced form of Sweet syndrome?
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Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis is characterized by the sudden onset of fever; leukocytosis; and tender, red, well-demarcated plaques and papules. There are dense infiltrates of neutrophilic granulocytes.
It is also known as Sweet syndrome.
Half of the patients have a fever, two-thirds have arthralgia or arthritis, and eye involvement is seen in more than one-third. It is most often conjunctivitis or iridocyclitis. Oral aphthae are seen in 13%.
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[Sweet syndrome in a 5-year-old girl]., Pereira-Ospina RP,Beltrán-Hernández BD,Suescún-Vargas JM,Pinzón-Salamanca JY,, Archivos argentinos de pediatria, 2018 Oct 1 [PubMed PMID: 30204996]
Two Cases of Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis Thought to be Caused by Topical Clindamycin., Nitta K,Kano Y,Ushigome Y,Hayakawa J,Shiohara T,, Acta dermato-venereologica, 2018 Sep 3 [PubMed PMID: 30176042]