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The authors present a case of bullous dermatitis with clinical and biological polymyositis. The cause of the blisters can be found in an intense oedema of the superficial and middle dermis and is favoured by liquefaction of the basal layer and fibrinoid degeneration of the superficial dermis. It is diagnosed as dermatomyositis with malignancy even though it has been impossible to confirm the nature of the tumor. The diagnosis is being argued with other diseases that occasionally are vesiculobullous.


Journal article


Medicina cutanea ibero-latino-americana

Publication Date





251 - 254


Skin, Humans, Ovarian Neoplasms, Dermatomyositis, Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous, Aged, Female