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A rare case of dermatomyositis revealed during pregnancy with good outcome

Référence3360
Année2016
TypeArticle
Lien externehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27279944
AuteurKelati A
Auteurs associésGallouj S, Mernissi FZ
DisciplineDermatologie
RevuePan Afr Med J
Référence Revue1,039583333

There are only few case reports in the literature documenting outcome of pregnancy in patients with DM in contrast with those of other connective tissue diseases especially when dermatomyositis is revealed during pregnancy, most of the publications reported a poor prognosis for both the mother and the fetus, yet, in our case we confirmed the results of the rare recent cases that have tended to show a good outcome, after the treatment with glucocorticoid and immunosuppressant therapy