heliotrope rash

The classic rash seen on the face of patients with dermatomyositis, so named for its purplish hue, likened to that of the fragrant herb, Heliotropium peruvianum

heliotrope rash

Dermatology The classic rash seen on the face of Pts with dermatomyositis, so named for its purplish hue, likened to that of the fragrant herb,.Heliotropium peruvianum
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Three years later, she developed heliotrope rash and periorbital oedema with no evidence of muscle weakness and was labeled as amyopathic dermatomyositis.
Clinically, amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM) is a variant phenotype of dermatomyositis defined by characteristic skin manifestations such as a heliotrope rash and Gottron's papules (1), but little or no evidence of myopathy_ENREF_2.
Clinical manifestations include muscle weakness and skin lesions such as heliotrope rash and Gottron's papules.
The adult form is predominant among female patients with a clinical presentation which includes a Heliotrope rash (Fig.
3) Characteristic skin manifestations include heliotrope rash, periungual telangiectasia, edema, and facial erythema, with the hallmark being Gottron's papules--scaling, erythematous eruptions over the knuckles and other extensor surfaces.
Dermatomyositis presents with proximal muscle weakness and skin changes with classic findings of a heliotrope rash and gottron papules.
The clinical examination of this patient showed heliotrope rash of the eyelids and erythema on the extensor surface of the finger joints.
The heliotrope rash is classically a prominent violaceous erythema on the eyelids; however, it's often a subtle abnormality that waxes and wanes.
The heliotrope rash is classically a prominent violaceous erythema on the eyelids, but it's often a subtle abnormality that waxes and wanes.
Dermatomyositis causes a heliotrope rash around the eyelids, the shawl sign, typified by a rash around the neck and Gottron's papules over the PIP and MCP joints.
Sontheimer has proposed a more inclusive classification system for identifying cutaneous manifestations of DM that includes not only the hallmark skin changes associated with DM (Gottron's papules, heliotrope rash, and characteristically distributed macular erythemas), but also minor cutaneous events that can provide diagnostic clues.