G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 Apr 24;153(2):265-272. Epub 2018 Jan 24.
Unit of Dermatology, Carlo Urbai Hospital, AREA Vasta 2 ASUR Marche, Jesi, Ancona, Italy -
The neutrophilic dermatoses (NDs) comprise a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by inflammatory skin lesions that histologically show an intense inflammatory infiltrate composed primarily by neutrophils, with no evidence of infection or vasculitis. Although there are distinct clinical differences in the classical lesions of these disorders, many patients have overlapping features. In this review, we describe the clinical aspects of the main NDs, including: Sweet Syndrome, ND of the dorsal hands, pyoderma gangrenosum, erythema elevatum diutinum, subcorneal pustular dermatosis, neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis, rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatitis, neutrophilic panniculitis, and aseptic abscesses including their association with underlying diseases and the differential diagnoses. Read More