Publications & useful information

Links checked 11/04/18.

1. Links to free arthritis information and publications.

Arthritis (joint pain and swelling) is a fairly common symptom of Sweet’s syndrome. Sometimes, Sweet’s syndrome can also develop secondary to autoimmune conditions that affect the joints, e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjögren’s syndrome.

Arthritis Research UK.

RheumaKnowledgy (US).

This is a US online source for rheumatology diagnostic and therapeutic information. They have a free online rheumatology textbook, and information on Sweet’s syndrome is available in the Diseases section. Click here.

RheumaKnowledgy (2015) The Free Online Rheumatology Textbook.

2. Links to free British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) information and publications.

BAD patient information leaflets:

Adalimumab, azathioprine, ciclosporin, colchicine, dapsone, etanercept, infliximab, intralesional steroid therapy, methotrexate, mycophenolate mofetil, oral treatment with corticosteroids, pyoderma gangrenosum, skin camouflage, Sweet’s syndrome, topical corticosteroids, and others.

3. SAID (Systemic Autoinflammatory Disease) Support Blog (US).

Your child has just been diagnosed with an autoinflammatory condition such as Sweet’s syndrome. What happens next?

Tellez, J. (2015) He Has What? In SAID Support Blog. Autoflammatory Alliance; Jan 8th.

4. Mental health information.


MIND is a UK charity that supports those with mental health problems, and promotes better mental health.

Tips for Everyday Living.

5. Benefits.

Behcet’s Syndrome Society (UK).

Behcet’s Syndrome Society (2017) Tips for claiming DLA: Guidelines gleaned from a meeting with the DLA Advisory Board.

Some of these tips will be useful to those with Sweet’s syndrome. Both Behcet’s and Sweet’s syndrome are autoinflammatory conditions and neutrophilic dermatoses, but unlike Sweet’s, Behcet’s also has an autoimmune component.

NHS Choices.

6. Sense About Science (UK).

There is no evidence to show that Sweet’s syndrome can be treated or cured with diet or alternative therapies. If you are considering nutritional or alternative therapies as a treatment for your Sweet’s syndrome, please read the free Sense About Science PDF (click link below) to help you make a decision.

Sense About Science (2013) I’ve got nothing to lose by trying it (PDF).

Other information.

Support Groups & Forum.

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