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Image Number 1875 (Sweet's Syndrome)


Diagnosis: Sweet's Syndrome

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 28


Description: Painful red edematous plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A young adult female presented with sudden eruption of painful, red, indurated,  edematous plaques confined to the face associated with fever, malaise, myalgias and conjunctivitis of few days duration. She had raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and blood neutrophil count, however, there was no underlying or associated systemic condition. 

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