Filho, Carlos E. P. Lúcio; Carvalho, Lorena I. M.; Carvalho, Luciano L.; Almeida, Maria do Socorro T. M.; Budaruiche, José Salomão
April 2008
Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa;2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p238
Academic Journal
Juvenile dermatomyositis is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation of the muscle, skin and other organs. Although localized edema is a common feature of juvenile dermatomyositis, generalized edema has been reported infrequently. We describe a patient with dermatomyositis and anasarca and present a brief review of the literature.


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