Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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MOREIRA, Ângela Puccini et al. Sweet’s syndrome associated withpolycythemiavera. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2009, vol.84, n.6, pp.663-666. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962009000600014.
Sweet’s syndrome may be associated with hematological malignancies, particularly with acute myelogenous leukemia, but there are few reports of its association with polycythemiavera. We describethe case of a 65-year-old male patient, diagnosed with polycythemiavera, which developedinto paraneoplastic Sweet's syndrome.
Keywords : Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor; Macrophages; Polycythemia vera; Sweet’s syndrome.