Question: What is the name of this physical examination finding?
Answer: Shawl sign! Shawl sign is a poikilodermatous eruption on the upper back in a patient with dermatomyositis in any photo-exposed site . This can also be seen on the upper chest (V-sign).
- Olivier Benveniste. “Understanding necrotizing myopathy.” Accessed from: https://37fa343y5czt13hd4izqqhj1-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Understanding-Necrotizing-Myopathy-Benveniste.pdf