To the question of amyopathic dermatomyositis


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Abstract

A clinical case of a rare type of dermatomyositis with no evident muscle affection (amyopathic dermatomyositis) is represented. Some issues of pathogenesis, classification and diagnostics of the disease are discussed.

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A V Samtsov

Email: avsamtsov@mail.ru

I E Belousova

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