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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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.