Tag Archives: dermatomyositis

Fingernails – a window into the world of disease

If our eyes are the windows into our soul, our fingernails can be viewed as windows into our health. The finger nail plate and its surrounding supporting structures (the fingernail unit) (Fig. 1) is an often overlooked

A mild form of dermatomyositis as a prodromal sign of lung cancer: looking behind the skin

Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by specific skin findings and inflammatory lesions in the muscle biopsy. The most common clinical signs of dermatomyositis include an erythema over the face, neck and upper trunk known as