dermatomyositis

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Related to Gottron's papules: dermatomyositis, shawl sign, heliotrope rash, Gottron's sign
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myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs

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Clinical manifestations include muscle weakness and skin lesions such as heliotrope rash and Gottron's papules.
In addition, typical features of DM with Gottron's papules, periorbital oedema, facial oedema and erythema were noted in five patients.
A heliotropic skin eruption and Gottron's papules are considered pathognomic for dermatomyositis, but these can be tricky.
Dermatomyositis causes a heliotrope rash around the eyelids, the shawl sign, typified by a rash around the neck and Gottron's papules over the PIP and MCP joints.