Heliotrope rash

Dermatomyositis

This is  a rare connective tissue disease related to polymyositis with inflammation of muscle and skin. It also affects the joints, lung, heart and esophagus. The clinical feature includes skin rash with muscle weakness in the pupper arm and thighs.

 

 

 


Skin explanatory video

Structure of the skin

 

 

 

Cell biology
Histology
Embryology
Gross anatomy
Lymphatic drainage
Organ integration
Clinical anatomy

Quiz

Physiology

Biochemistry

Chemical Pathology

Pharmacology

Anatomical Pathology

Imaging

Medicine

Surgery


Skin chemistry
Skin lines
Clinical exam
Biopsy
 


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