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Gottron′s papules with raised CPK level without other manifestations of dermatomyositis

Author(s): Singh Ravi | Singh Sanjay | Pandey S

Journal: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
ISSN 0378-6323

Volume: 62;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 394;
Date: 1996;
Original page

Keywords: Amyopathic dermatomyositis | Dermatomyositis sinι myositis | Gottron′s papules

Dermatomyositis without myositis has been reported rarely and has been given several names such as dermatomyositis sine myositis and amyopathic dermatomyositis. We report a 19-year-old male patient with Gottron′s papules and raised CPK level. The patient has been followed for 10 months and has not developed other features of myositis.
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