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Case 177

Dermatomyositis

Author(s)
Redla S, Sikdar T, Strickland NH
 
Patient
female, 37 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain radiograph of the pelvis

    Extensive soft tissue calcification is seen around the pelvis and proximal femora. Bilateral avascular necrosis that has resulted from steroid therapy has warranted total hip replacement.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain radiograph of the pelvis;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest radiograph

    Soft tissue calcification is again seen around the right shoulder. Left shoulder arthroplasty has been performed for avascular necrosis. A mycetoma is seen in the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest radiograph;
     
     
Extensive soft tissue calcification is seen around the pelvis and proximal femora. Bilateral avascular necrosis that has resulted from steroid therapy has warranted total hip replacement.
 
Soft tissue calcification is again seen around the right shoulder. Left shoulder arthroplasty has been performed for avascular necrosis. A mycetoma is seen in the left lung.
 
 
 
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