Ovarian cancer and dermatomyositis. A clinical case

R. Gómez, E. Oyarzún, A. Cortínez, N. Barrena, L. Massardo, R. Wild

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Abstract

Dermatomyositis (DM) is associated to malignant neoplasia in up to one third of the cases. Not considering breast neoplasia, ovarian cancer is the malignancy most frequently associated with DM in women. This study shows the evolution and outcome of a case of this association managed in our unit. The principal features of similar cases reported in the literature are summarized.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1149-1152
Number of pages4
JournalRevista médica de Chile
Volume120
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

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