Paraneoplastic syndrome, dermatomyositis, Evans’ syndrome, ovarian neoplasm
Despite a classical presentation of dermatomyositis, a patient with ovarian cancer had several uncommon features: (i) unexpected onset of dermatomyositis in spite of cancer remission, (ii) development of Evans’ syndrome and subcutaneous edema, and (iii) dysphagia. We discuss the occurrence of these clinical situations as well as the treatments.
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Issue: 2020: Vol 7 No 12 (view)