Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2014, Article ID 979856, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/979856
Case Report

Unilateral Heliotrope Rash in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: An Unusual Presentation of an Underlying Serious Disease

1Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
2Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
3Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Received 21 October 2014; Accepted 1 December 2014; Published 22 December 2014

Academic Editor: Tsai-Ching Hsu

Copyright © 2014 Ghada Al-Janobi 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.

Linked References

  1. L. M. Pachman, “Juvenile dermatomyositis: immunogenetics, pathophysiology, and disease expression,” Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 579–602, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. Bohan and J. B. Peter, “Polymyositis and dermatomyositis—I,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 292, no. 7, pp. 344–347, 1975. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. Shah, G. Mamyrova, I. N. Targoff et al., “The clinical phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies,” Medicine, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 25–41, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Z. A. Zahr and A. N. Baer, “Malignancy in myositis,” Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 208–215, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. F. Letournel, C. Le Clec'h, A. Croué, P. Marcorelles, C. Lavigne, and I. Pénisson-Besnier, “Nemaline bodies as unique pathological feature in the course of treated dermatomyositis,” Clinical Neuropathology, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 357–360, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Y. See, K. Martin, M. Rooney, and P. Woo, “Severe juvenile dermatomyositis complicated by pancreatitis,” British Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 912–916, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. C. Lam and R. A. Vleugels, “Management of cutaneous dermatomyositis,” Dermatologic Therapy, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 112–134, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus