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August 2001

Photoinduced Sweet Syndrome

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(8):1106-1108. doi:

Sweet syndrome is a neutrophilic dermatosis that selectively affects photoexposed areas such as the face, neck, and forearms. However, the triggering or aggravating role of solar irradiation has not been mentioned in the large series reported in the literature.1,2 To the best of our knowledge, we describe the first case of exclusively photoinduced Sweet syndrome.