Location

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

Your First consultation is
Free!

33
Dermatologists

40787
Cases done
by Dermatologists

27
Dermatologist Hospitals

What does Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis mean?

About

Inflammatory skin condition that comprises the sudden onset of fever and painful rash on the body.

Sweet syndrome is a rare medical condition. To date, several hundred cases have been reported. [1]

- Medical diagnosis by a general physician is required for confirmation.
- Affects women more than men.
- Lab tests and biopsy might be required.
- Can be physically discomforting and painful.
Sweet’s syndrome is officially known as Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis. Although it affects people of all ages and genders, it is most commonly diagnosed in women between the ages of 30 and 60. It can occur with other medical conditions such as pregnancy and upper respiratory infections; with certain cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia or due to an allergic reaction to certain drugs such as NSAIDs and antibiotics.
Ages Affected – below the age of 30 years – less often; between 30 and 60 years – most often; above 60 years – less often

Symptoms

Self-diagnosable
Symptoms include nasal and chest congestion, dizziness, painful tonsils, and intermittent fever. Getting evaluated by a doctor is advised.

People May Experience
Rash – sudden development of a rash.
Uneasiness – fever, lesions on the skin, and in the mouth.
Pain – body ache, joint pain, and muscle pain. Pus-filled painful bumps/blisters.

Treatment

Self Care: Avoid stress, any kinds of respiratory infections and keep yourself rested so as to avoid exertion.
Medications: Systemic corticosteroid doses along with other drugs in combination are prescribed by the doctor.
Specialist: If the condition worsens, it is advised to consult the specialist. At mfine, our doctors and medical experts suggest the best possible treatments for the medical conditions. Contact today!

Dermatologist

Dr. Girish Panth

Dr. Girish Panth

MD- Dermatology

33+ years exp

...More

Apollo Hospitals

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

MD - Dermatology

25+ years exp

...More

North Bangalore Hospital

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. D. Indira

Dr. D. Indira

MD, DVL - Dermatology (PGIMER, Chandigarh)

25+ years exp

...More

Aster Prime Hospital

Hyderabad

Dermatologist

Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

MRCGP (UK), M.B.B.S, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine

24+ years exp

...More

Primecare Hospital

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. Sharath Gurrala

Dr. Sharath Gurrala

MS Gen.Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCS (Ireland), MRCGP, DFFP, MCh Plastic Surge...

21+ years exp

...More

KIMS Hospital

Hyderabad

Dermatologist

Dr. Jaidev N.C.

Dr. Jaidev N.C.

MD - DVL,

17+ years exp

...More

Apollo Hospitals

Bangalore

View More on App

Other Medical Conditions

Other Specialities

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App