Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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ISSN: 2155-9554

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Dermatomyositis a Diagnositic Delimma: An Interesting Case Series and Review of Literature

Bushu Harna, Preeti Sharma, Divyanshu Dutt Dwivedi and Dhananjaya Sabat

Dermatomyositis is a rare idiopathic inflammatory myopathy with characteristic cutaneous findings that occur in children and adults. We report a case series of dermatomyositis rare disease and the dilemma associated with the diagnosis. All the three cases we discussed were difficult to diagnose and had diagnostic dilemma. This case series highlights the investigation required to diagnose such disease. The main aim of the article is to create awareness among the orthopaedicians to have clinical suspicion of dermamtomyositis in cases of diffuse dystrophic calcification.