Sweet Syndrome Following Gynecologic Surgery: Pelvic Abscess as a Cause

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Matthew Alexander Cornacchia
David Munger
Vaagn Andikyan
Charles L Halasz


Sweet syndrome, Endometrial adenocarcinoma, Group C Streptococcus


Sweet syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) is characterized by painful, erythematous skin lesions clinically, and pathologic findings inclusive of neutrophils in the upper dermis. It may be associated with infection, particularly of the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract. We describe a case of Sweet syndrome in a 54-year-old woman provoked by a post-surgical pelvic infection.


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