Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Vol. 70, No. 1, 2004, pp. 36-38
Bioline Code: dv04009
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 70, No. 1, 2004, pp. 36-38
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Scleromyxedema with subclinical myositis|
Prasad PVS, Joseph Joe Mathew , Kaviarasan PK, Viswanathan P
A 49-year-old farmer presented with papules on the face, arms, chest and back associated with sclerosis. Histopathology and PAS stain confirmed the clinical diagnosis of scleromyxedema. He also had elevated CPK levels due to myopathy. Screening for internal malignancy was negative.
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