Publications & useful information

1. Links to free arthritis information and publications.

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

Arthritis Research UK (accessed on 20/03/17).

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, and topical corticosteroids.


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 (UK).

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

Tips for Everyday Living.


5. Benefits.

NHS Choices (UK).


6. Sense About Science (UK).

There is no medical 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 or another condition, please read the Sense About Science booklet.

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


Other information.

Support Groups & Forum.

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