We describe a 14-month-old child with dermatomyositis in whom calcinosis was the first sign of the disease. This case shows that calcinosis, usually a late complication of dermatomyositis, may be the presenting sign of the disease even in young children and when Gottron's sign is still absent and muscular weakness not prominent.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Helvetica Paediatrica Acta|
|Publication status||Published - 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health