A Case of Native Medicine Induced Hypomyopathic Dermatomyositis

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Sanjeevi Krishnan P.
K. Shanmuganandan


Dermatomyositis (DM) is a type of inflammatory myopathy, idiopathic in origin, commonly presenting with progressive and symmetrical proximal muscle weakness with characteristic cutaneous manifestations. Skin features may develop even in the absence of outright myopathy that can persist even after successful treatment [1]. Here we present a case of 38-year-old female who presented with photosensitive erythematous papules over the face, trunk and upper limbs after intake of native medicine for her varicose veins.

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Krishnan P., S. ., & Shanmuganandan, K. . (2023). A Case of Native Medicine Induced Hypomyopathic Dermatomyositis. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 219–223. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/314


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