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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 751683, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/751683
Case Report

Dermatomyositis Sine Myositis with Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

1Department of Rheumatology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd 89168-86938, Iran
2Department of Nephrology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd 89168-86938, Iran
3Department of Pathology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd 89168-86938, Iran
4Department of Internal Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd 89168-86938, Iran

Received 9 April 2012; Accepted 10 July 2012

Academic Editors: H. Alexanderson, G. O. Littlejohn, J. C. Nossent, M. Salazar-Paramo, and A. Zoli

Copyright © 2012 Mohammad Bagher Owlia et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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