Gottron sign


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Gottron sign

Dermatology Scaly, patchy erythema over the knuckles in Pts with dermatomyositis. See Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis.
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Gottron sign

(got′ron)
[Heinrich A. Gottron, Ger. dermatologist, 1890–1974]
Red or purple plaques on the dorsum of the hands and on the forearms, elbows, and knees; found in dermatomyositis.
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