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          VOLUME 47 / ISSUE 1

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6 - Positive pathergy test association with sweet syndrome and acute myeloblastic leukemia

Güldehan Atış, Ayşegül İlhan, Berrin Karadağ, Sema Basat, Damlanur Sakız, Özlem Ton, İlknur Kıvanç Altunay, Yüksel Altuntaş

Sweet’s syndrome is a skin disease, which can be described as an acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis with unknown etiology. SS can accompany infectious diseases and malignancies. Approximately 20 percent of patients with Sweet’s syndrome have an associated malignancy. Most commonly acute myelomonocytic leukemia, account for 85% percent of the associated malignancies. Pathergy test positivitiy can be detectable in patients with SS whereas pathergy test positivity is a rare condition patient with paraneoplastic SS. We report a 80-year-old woman with positive pathergy test associated SS and AML.

Keywords: Sweet sydrome, leukemia, pathergy test

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