Sweet's syndrome mimicking an orthopoxvirus infection

Catherine S. Sallenave, Maxwell A Fung, Jay V Solnick

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We describe a case of Sweet's syndrome that presented as a vesicular rash mimicking an Orthopoxvirus exanthem. We discuss the implications for management of a possible case of smallpox and review the major clinical syndromes associated with Poxviridae infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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