Autoimmune Diseases Diagnosis

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Juvenile dermatomyositis. Patients with JDM most often present initially with rash followed by muscle weakness. Characteristic rashes of JDM include the heliotrope rash (Fig. 202-1) and Gottron papules.The heliotrope rash is a faint lilac to erythematous discoloration over the eyelids that may be accompanied by periorbital edema. This child also has a malar rash.


Source: Kline MW. Rudolph's Pediatrics, 23e; 2018.

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