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Ramírez-Del Pilar R, Sánchez ÁE, Alemán-Domínguez D, López-González DS, Matamoros-Mejía AP, Salgado-Muñoz TG, Terán-González JO, Reyes-Jiménez AE, Castro-D´ Franchis LJ
Sweet’ syndrome as manifestation of myelodysplastic syndrome
Med Int Mex 2016; 32 (4)

Language: Español
References: 16
Page: 455-460
PDF: 419.39 Kb.

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This paper reports the case of a 71-years-old male with dermatological manifestation as an initial sign of myelodysplastic syndrome, characterized by sudden onset of fever, leukocytosis and skin lesions (papules, erythematous plaques or nodules, well-defined, sensitive to touch, with or without vesicles; histologically with neutrophilic infiltrate in the papillary dermis without leukocytoclastic vasculitis). Twenty percent of cases are associated with malignancies, as it was in this patient, of these 80% were hematologic (polycythemia vera, myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia).

Key words: Sweet`s syndrome, malignant diseases, fever, myelodysplastic syndrome.


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