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Year : 1981  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 110--114

Dermatomyositis with Calcinosis Cutis Universalis

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An eleven year old child with dermatomyositis and calcinosis cutis universalis is presented. She showed heliotrope bloating of eyelids, Gottrons sign, proximal muscle wasting with contractures and extensive areas of calcification over the shoulder, pelvic girdles and proximal extremities. The dignosis was confirmed by biochemical and histopatholo "cal studies as 91 well as electromyography. High doses of steroids and supportive measures made the patient ambulatory.


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