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To our knowledge, this is the first case report of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) in Tanzania. It demonstrates that the characteristic cutaneous findings of JDM may easily be overlooked, especially on dark skin, and the difficulty of clinical management in resource-constrained settings.

Original publication

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.816

Type

Journal

Clinical case reports

Publication Date

02/2017

Volume

5

Pages

134 - 138

Addresses

Department of Dermatology Leiden University Medical Center Leiden The Netherlands; Regional Dermatology Training Centre Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre Moshi United Republic of Tanzania.