Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 3 Issue 7

A Rare Case of Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis in a Filipino Female

Rene A Amadore*, Ramar John Bangayan and Therese Eileen L Natividad

Department of Internal Medicine, East Avenue Medical Center, Philippines

*Corresponding Author: Rene A Amadore, Department of Internal Medicine, East Avenue Medical Center, Philippines.

Received: May 05, 2022; Published: June 03, 2022

Abstract

This is a case of a 59-year-old female who presented with a two-year history of heliotrope rash, Gottron's papules, shawl sign, V-neck sign, and muscle weakness. She was previously managed as a case of systemic lupus erythematosus, who initially responded to unrecalled corticosteroids. She was, however, admitted due to a one-month of progressively enlarging sacral mass which eventually turned out to be an abscess. While the abscess was being treated, her autoimmune condition was worked up and she was then managed as a case of Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis (CADM) with Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD). She received corticosteroids and underwent the first cycle of cyclophosphamide infusion prior to discharge.

Keywords: Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis; Interstitial Lung Disease

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Citation: Rene A Amadore., et al. “A Rare Case of Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis in a Filipino Female". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.7 (2022): 10-15.

Copyright: © 2022 Rene A Amadore., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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