Article Abstract

Sweet syndrome as the leading symptom in the diagnosis of gastric cancer

Authors: Alberto Jacobo Cunquero-Tomás, Jose María Ortiz-Salvador, Vega Iranzo, Carlos Camps


Sweet syndrome is a neutrophilic infiltration of the papillary dermis, which may be associated
with the presence of unknown malignancies, either haematological or solid tumours, in 1 out of 5 cases,
being considered then as a paraneoplastic syndrome. We present the case of a male with a locally advanced
gastric cancer whose final diagnosis was led by the prior debut of Sweet syndrome not explained by other