Newly diagnosed dermatomyositis in the elderly as predictor of malignancy.

OBJECTIVE Dermatomyositis (DM) symptoms may be a clue to the existence of a hidden cancer. Enhancing early detection is essential, but there are no studies evaluating short-term predictive factors in this disease. METHODS This is a single-center retrospective study, including patients diagnosed with DM meeting at least four of the five Bohan and Peter's… (More)