Gottron's papules


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Related to Gottron's papules: dermatomyositis, shawl sign, heliotrope rash, Gottron's sign

Gottron's papules

[Gottron, H.A., Ger. dermatologist, 1890–1974]
Faint red or violet papules occurring over the knuckles and sometimes the interphalangeal joints in patients with dermatomyositis. This sign is diagnostic of the illness.