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Sweet-Syndrom bei chronisch myeloischer Leukämie

Sweet-syndrome in chronic myeloid leukemia

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A 31-year-old woman with chronic myeloid leukemia developed bullous skin changes not responding to antibiotic therapy. A biopsy showed a sterile predominantly neutrophilic infiltrate consistent with Sweet's syndrome. These skin changes responded well to methylprednisolon. Seven month later the patient died in a blast crisis.

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Rauh, G., Gresser, U., Meurer, M. et al. Sweet-Syndrom bei chronisch myeloischer Leukämie. Klin Wochenschr 67, 506–510 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01721678

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Key words

  • Chronic myeloid leukemia
  • Sweet's syndrome
  • Skin changes