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A woman with facial erythema

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 31 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2016
  1. Ji Yang, associate professor of dermatology,
  2. Ming Li, professor of dermatology
  1. Department of Dermatology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  1. Correspondence to M Li, li.ming{at}

A 69 year old woman presented with a two month history of an itchy facial rash. She had developed weakness of the proximal muscles of the extremities and shoulder girdle eight weeks after the …

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