PARANEOPLASTIC DERMATOMYOSITIS: DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL CASE


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2018.s2.72-74

L.A. Smirnova, O.V. Simonova

Kirov State Medical University, Kirov, Russia
A clinical case of development of paraneoplastic dermatomyositis on the background of esophageal cancer is described. Malignant neoplasm was diagnosed during oncology screening in a patient with a classic clinical picture of inflammatory myopathy. Individual clinical and laboratory data of patient are discussed from the point of view of the prognosis of detection of the tumor process.
Keywords: paraneoplastic syndrome, rheumatic manifestations, malignant tumors, dermatomyositis

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Corresponding author: O.V. Simonova – PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of Hospital Therapy, Kirov State Medical University, Kirov, Russia; e-mail: estola70@mail.ru


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