Published: 2022-06-27

Sweet’s syndrome in pregnancy: a rare case report

Harshal A. Rawtani, Mubhachini Chandrashekhar, Aditi Phulpaghar, Ankita Mathur


Sweet’s syndrome (SS) is a steroid-responsive dermatological condition characterized by fever, neutrophilia and a classical tender erythematous skin rash. Pregnancy-associated SS is an extremely rare clinical entity and must be kept in mind while approaching a case of skin rash in pregnancy. We reported a rare case of SS in pregnancy with classical features and characteristic histopathological features of neutrophilic dermatosis that had a benign course, resolving with topical steroid treatment instead of the usual systemic steroids.


Sweet’s syndrome, Pregnancy-associated Sweet’s syndrome, Neutrophilic dermatosis, Topical steroid

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