Dermatomyositis associated with malignancy: A report of 3 cases

  title={Dermatomyositis associated with malignancy: A report of 3 cases},
  author={Swagata Tambe and Hemangi Rajiv Jerajani},
  booktitle={Indian dermatology online journal},
The association between dermatomyositis (DMS) and various types of malignancies has been reported in several studies, with an estimated frequency of 20-25%. DMS may precede, accompany or follow the diagnosis of malignancy. In the present report, we have discussed three cases of dermatomyositis associated with malignancy. In the first case, DMS preceded the diagnosis of gastric adenocarcinoma while in the second and third cases, it followed the diagnosis of ductal carcinoma of the breast and… CONTINUE READING