dermatomyositis

Case Overview

Gottron's papules of dermatomyositis

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Patient case no. 803
Date added 05 March 2003

Patient details

Age Elderly patient
Localisation Upper limbs / hands / fingers

Primary Lesions

  • Papule / erythematous

Pathophysiology

  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis
  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / Gottron's papules

Symptoms Asymptomatic,
Diagnosis Gottron's papules of dermatomyositis
Dark skin N
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression Y

dermatomyositis

Member Rated 0
Patient case no. 803
Date added 05 March 2003

Patient details

Age Elderly patient
Localisation Head / face / eyelid

Primary Lesions

  • Macule / purpuric
  • Macule / erythematous

Pathophysiology

  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis

Symptoms Pruritus (itching),
Diagnosis dermatomyositis
Dark skin N
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression Y

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    Gottron's papules of dermatomyositis

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