A report of seronegative clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis

Milad Heydari-Kamjani, Jessica Forbes, Lailah Issac, Michelle Demory Beckler, Marc M. Kesselman


Clinical amyopathic dermatomyositis is a rare idiopathic inflammatory disease within the spectrum of dermatomyositis. This disease entity presents with similar cutaneous findings as dermatomyositis, but the clinical manifestation of myositis is absent. Given the increased risk also associated with clinical amyopathic dermatomyositis, a high index of suspicion is imperative to minimize rheumatologic and dermatologic misdiagnoses. Here we report a case of seronegative CADM in a young female athlete.


Dermatomyositis, Amyopathic Dermatomyositis, Autoimmune, Inflammation

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