Department of Medicine; Department of Pathology; Department of Dermatology; Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Dermatology | Digestive System Diseases | Gastroenterology | Pathology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Sweet syndrome is a rare skin condition characterized by painful papules, nodules, or plaques with dense neutrophilic infiltrate in the upper dermis. It has been observed as idiopathic (classical), malignancy-associated, and drug-induced. The pathogenesis is not completely understood, but it is thought to involve hypersensitivity reactions to specific triggers. In some cases the etiology is unclear or may be multifactorial. We present a case of Sweet syndrome secondary to ulcerative colitis flare versus adalimumab re-induction.
Sweet syndrome, ulcerative colitis
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Stead C, Hakimian S, Luffman C, Elaba Z, Orlowski G, Marya N. Sweet Syndrome, Not so Sweet during an Ulcerative Colitis Flare Especially When You Cannot Eat. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2021 Sep 30;2021:9940391. doi: 10.1155/2021/9940391. PMID: 34631178; PMCID: PMC8497118. Link to article on publisher's site
Case reports in gastrointestinal medicine
Stead C, Hakimian S, Luffman C, Elaba Z, Orlowski G, Marya NB. (2021). Sweet Syndrome, Not so Sweet during an Ulcerative Colitis Flare Especially When You Cannot Eat. Open Access Publications by UMass Chan Authors. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9940391. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/4928
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