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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

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An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…ocytes at the dermal/epidermal junction, accompanied by varying amounts of mucin. Notably, biopsy cannot distinguish between dermatomyositis and lupus. Therapy of dermatomyositis is determined by which organs are involved, and includes…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: References

…matol, 65(1): 25-34. Gerami P, Schope JM, McDonald L, et al. (2006) A systematic review of adult-onset clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (dermatomyositis siné myositis): a missing link within the spectrum of the idiopathic inflammatory…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Clinical Case

…eous erythema and thrombosed capillaries There is mild hyperkeratotic thickening of the lateral fingers and thumb Diagnosis: Dermatomyositis Obtain chest imaging and pulmonary function testing to evaluate for interstitial lung disease Order CK and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Treatment

…otrexate may rarely be associated with the development of interstitial lung disease, ensure patients have been evaluated for dermatomyositis-associated lung disease prior to initiating treatment. Mycophenolate mofetil may be helpful for skin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Discoid lupus erythematosus Subacute lupus erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

…ear when the malignant neoplasm has been removed or destroyed and when there has been no metastasis yet. Variations clinical Dermatomyositis sine myositis (amyopathic dermatomyositis) presents with signs clinically of dermatomyositis but is…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

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