ISRAEL H. MARCUS, M.D.; JOSEPH WEINSTEIN, M.D.
Dermatomyositis is a disease still frequently unrecognized. Because of this and the relative rarity of the condition, as well as the profound and extensive changes found postmortem in our patient, we have deemed the following case and a review of the literature as worthy of publication.
J. K. was admitted to the Jewish Hospital on May 18, 1931, complaining of generalized weakness and difficulty in swallowing and speaking. He was of the Hebrew race, born in the United States, 44 years of age, and a paper cutter by trade.
Family History. Negative except for the fact that two
MARCUS IH, WEINSTEIN J. DERMATOMYOSITIS; REPORT OF A CASE WITH A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:406–425. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-406
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