Images in clinical medicine. Gottron's papules and dermatomyositis.

  title={Images in clinical medicine. Gottron's papules and dermatomyositis.},
  author={Ar{\'a}nzazu Garc{\'i}a-Cruz and Ignacio Garc{\'i}a-Doval},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={363 12},
  • Aránzazu García-Cruz, Ignacio García-Doval
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    The New England journal of…
  • Medicine
  • A 10-year-old boy was referred to the dermatology department with a 1-year history of what appeared to be extensive warts on both hands. On physical examination, multiple hyperkeratotic, erythematous, flat papules with central atrophy were present on the dorsum of the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints (Panel A). A skin-biopsy specimen showed acanthosis, hyperkeratosis with focal vacuolar alteration of the basal-cell layer, and perivascular inflammatory infiltrates, findings that… CONTINUE READING

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