Case contributed by Vladislav Boyanov Rusinov
Diagnosis almost certain


Erythematous purple-red rash of eyelids, trunk and hands. Painless, symmetric, proximal muscle weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

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Numerous soft tissue calcifications.

Case Discussion

Sheet-like calcifications seen in patients with dermatomyositis is called calcinosis universalis because of its widespread distribution.

Dermatomyositis is a type of autoimmune inflammatory myositis

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