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European Journal of Dermatology

Pruritic poikilodermatous eruption associated with dermatomyositis: successful treatment with dapsone Volume 22, issue 2, March-April 2012

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Department of Dermatology, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Ten-nodai Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan

ejd.2012.1669 Auteur(s) : Yasuhiro Kawachi kyasuhir@md.tsukuba.ac.jp, Yasuhiro Fujisawa, Junichi Furuta, Yasuhiro Nakamura, Yoshiyuki Ishii, Fujio Otsuka Department of Dermatology, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Ten-nodai Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan Treatment of poikiloderma in patients with dermatomyositis is usually difficult. We report a case of poikiloderma associated with dermatomyositis with severe pruritus, which was successfully treated with oral dapsone. A 37-year-old man developed [...]