Dermatomyositis as the first manifestation of gallbladder adenocarcinoma: case report and literature overview

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Dermatomyositis (DM) is characterized by pathognomic cutaneous manifestations (heliotrope rash, periorbital edema, Gottron's papules) and proximal muscle weakness. In this paper, I will present the case of a 48-year-old female patient whose dermatomyositis was initially diagnosed as vasculitis. Following the patient's inadequate response to corticosteroid… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12957-015-0535-4

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