Case Report: Acute amyopathic dermatomyositis presenting with isolated facial edema.


A 45-year-old Asian man presented with acute-onset periorbital and facial edema associated with pyrexia. Muscle weakness was absent. Initial laboratory investigations showed an inflammatory reaction, while screening for infections was negative. Serum muscle enzyme levels were normal. He was hospitalized and treated empirically with antibiotics and… (More)
DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.13604.1

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