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dermatomyositis

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Patient case no. 10846
Date added 06 September 2010

Patient details

Age Adult
Location Egypt
Localisation Head / face / eyelid

Description

Heliotrope of eyelids due to dermatomyositis


Primary Lesions

  • Edema
  • Erythema

Pathophysiology

  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / Gottron's papules
  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / poikiloderma vasculare atrophicans

Symptoms Mild pruritus, photosensitivity, weakness,
Diagnosis dermatomyositis
Dark skin N
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression N

dermatomyositis

Member Rated 0
Patient case no. 10846
Date added 06 September 2010

Patient details

Age Adult
Location Egypt
Localisation Head / face / eyelid

Description

Heliotrope of eyelids due to dermatomyositis


Primary Lesions

  • Edema
  • Erythema

Pathophysiology

  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / Gottron's papules
  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / poikiloderma vasculare atrophicans

Symptoms Mild pruritus, photosensitivity, weakness,
Diagnosis dermatomyositis
Dark skin N
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression N

dermatomyositis

Member Rated 0
Patient case no. 10846
Date added 06 September 2010

Patient details

Age Adult
Location Egypt
Localisation Head / face / eyelid

Description

Heliotrope of eyelids due to dermatomyositis


Primary Lesions

  • Edema
  • Erythema

Pathophysiology

  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / Gottron's papules
  • connective tissue diseases / dermatomyositis / poikiloderma vasculare atrophicans

Symptoms Mild pruritus, photosensitivity, weakness,
Diagnosis dermatomyositis
Dark skin N
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression N

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