Penile and scrotum swelling in juvenile dermatomyositis.

@article{Sallum2011PenileAS,
  title={Penile and scrotum swelling in juvenile dermatomyositis.},
  author={Adriana M. E. Sallum and Marco Felipe Castro da Silva and Cintia Maria Michelin and Ricardo J Duarte and Ronaldo Hueb Baroni and N{\'a}dia Emi Aikawa and Clovis A Silva},
  journal={Acta reumatologica portuguesa},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={176-9}
}
Edema is a well-known feature of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). However, to our knowledge localized penile and scrotum swelling was not previously reported. During a 27-year period, 5,506 patients were followed up at the Pediatric Rheumatology Unit of our University Hospital and 157 patients (2.9%) had JDM. One of them (0.6%) had concomitant localized… CONTINUE READING