Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2020.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 14, 2020; 26(46): 7425-7435
Published online Dec 14, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i46.7425
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Figure 1 Periorbital and facial edema upon the patient’s diagnosis of dermatomyositis in 2016.
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Figure 2 Pathology of left upper arm muscle. Transverse striations of muscle fibers can be seen. Atrophy and fibrosis were not observed. Local intermuscular vascular dilatation and infiltration with a small amount of lymphocytes were noted.
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Figure 3 Plain magnetic resonance imaging scan of the middle and upper parts of the right thigh. A patchy higher signal can be seen in the fat-inhibited part of the T2-weighted images of multiple muscle tissues in buttocks and middle and upper thigh with unclear boundary and uneven signal.
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Figure 4 Colonoscopic presentation of ulcerative colitis.
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Figure 5 Intestinal mucosal biopsy at the time of diagnosis of ulcerative colitis.
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Figure 6 Abdominal computed tomography at the time of diagnosis of ulcerative colitis.
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Figure 7 Patient status after treatment with infliximab. The patient recovered her muscle strength in proximal extremities and could freely move without needing a wheelchair.
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Figure 8 Computed tomography re-examination of the small intestines after the fourth infliximab treatment.
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Figure 9 Colonoscopy re-examination after the fourth infliximab treatment.