Dermatomyositis as a paraneoplastic disease with a tonsillar carcinoma – a case report

Eike Scholz, Dietrich Trebing & Stephan Knipping
Introduction: Dermatomyositis is a rare idiopathic inflammatory of muscle with skin involvement. The peak incidence is found in childhood and at the 50th age, with women being affected more frequently. In up to 50% of cases, the disease is associated with tumors as paraneoplastic syndrome. In adults[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]