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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
BRITO, Maria de Fátima de Medeiros. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a denomination possibly applied to dermatological phenomena. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2007, vol.82, n.4, pp. 359-361. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962007000400010.
The systemic inflammatory response syndrome consists of an acute inflammatory response induced by inflammatory factors related to sepsis and extensive injuries. Parallel to the chronic course of some dermatological diseases, acute manifestations, characterized by the exacerbation of pre-existing lesions and the presence of systemic signs and laboratorial changes, may occur. In this article, etiopathogenic aspects of Systemic inflammatory response syndrome and its presence in some dermatoses are discussed.
Keywords : Acne vulgaris; Leprosy; Psoriasis; Syphilis; Systemic inflammatory response syndrome.