Dermatomyositis: possible

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Fall one week ago. Complaining of backache.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse soft tissue calcification of the posterolatearl aspect of the pelvis. Upper lumber spine crush fractures. 

Case Discussion

Diffuse irregular calcification in soft tissue noted - possibly representing dermatomyositis.

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Case information

rID: 10218
Published: 23rd Jul 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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