John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A case of anti-NXP2 antibody-positive dermatomyositis with improvement of clinical symptoms and disappearance of autoantibody after resection of uterine cancer Article à paraître


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

A 51-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with a skin rash and muscle pain for one month. Skin examination revealed erythema on the neck, ears, and arms (figure 1A-C). She also had Gottron's sign, periungual erythema, and nailfold bleeding (figure 1D-F). Laboratory examinations demonstrated a high level of creatine kinase (CK) (277 U/L), whereas aldolase was within the normal range (5 U/L). High signal intensities in the quadriceps and hamstrings were observed on magnetic resonance imaging [...]