Dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis: proximal muscle weakness, pain, dysphagia, skin (rash, Gottron/red knuckles), CK↑, assoc w cancer, biopsy shows perifascicle inflammation & atrophy


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  • Dermatomyositis
  • proximal muscle weakness, pain, dysphagia, skin (rash, Gottron/red knuckles), CK↑, assoc w cancer, biopsy shows perifascicle inflammation & atrophy
  • proximal muscle weakness, dysphagia, skin (rash, Gottron/red knuckles), assoc w cancer
  • weakness, rash, Gottron (red scaley knuckles, elbows)
  • CK↑, biopsy (perifascicle, perivascular inflammation, atrophy), imaging (look for cancer)