Posts Tagged ‘dermatomyositis’

Dermatomyositis (For Professionals)

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Dermatomyositis is is a type of inflammatory disease characterized by muscle weakness and a distinctive skin rash. Epidemiology Dermatomyositis is a condition which affects both adults and children. In adults, dermatomyositis usually occurs from the late 40s to early 60s, while in children, the disease most often appears between 5 and 15 years of age. […]

Skin Signs of Internal Cancers

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland The skin often reflects internal processes. Some skin lesions are linked to cancers and may serve as “signposts” indicating the presence of a less visible internal cancer. Awareness of such skin changes may thus result in earlier diagnosis and treatment of cancers. These skin lesions associated with cancers […]

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