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Inverse Gottron's papules: an unusual cutaneous manifestation of juvenile dermatomyositis. Pediatr Dermatol 2012 Sep-Oct;29(5):641-4 PMID: 22211376

Pubmed ID

22211376

Abstract

Dermatomyositis is an autoimmune inflammatory myopathy characterized by unique cutaneous features. Gottron's papules are pathognomonic, lichenoid papules that can be found overlying the joints of the dorsal hand. Papules on the palms of the hand are less commonly seen, especially in the pediatric age group. Recognition of these inverse Gottron's papules as a sign of dermatomyositis is important as they may be the only cutaneous feature and may be a clue of underlying interstitial lung disease.

Author List

Quinter SD, Chiu YE, Lyon VB, Holland KE, Ruggeri SY, Drolet BA

Authors

Yvonne E. Chiu MD Associate Professor in the Dermatology department at Medical College of Wisconsin
Beth A. Drolet MD Professor in the Dermatology department at Medical College of Wisconsin
Kristen E. Holland MD Associate Professor in the Dermatology department at Medical College of Wisconsin




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MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Androstadienes
Child
Child, Preschool
Dermatomyositis
Female
Fluticasone
Humans
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
Immunosuppressive Agents
Lung Diseases, Interstitial
Male
Methotrexate
Mycophenolic Acid
Prednisone
Treatment Outcome
jenkins-FCD Prod-300 626508253d14e4184314fb9f66322a03a5906796