Dermatomyositis associated with IgA deposition

Academic Article


  • An elderly man with dermatomyositis was found to have granular deposits of IgA and C3 along the sarcolemma of muscle fibers. Serum IgA antibody to nuclei in a rim pattern was also noted. To our knowledge, these features have not previously been described in dermatomyositis.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Alexander CB; Croker BP; Bossen EH
  • Start Page

  • 449
  • End Page

  • 451
  • Volume

  • 106
  • Issue

  • 9