dermatomyositis


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myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs

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It is important to differentiate dysphagia due to a malignancy from dermatomyositis.
Cutaneous dermatomyositis is depicted as a patchy, macular, violaceous erythema classically displaying a livedo or reticulated array.
Computer-assisted analysis of 153 patients with polymyositis and dermatomyositis.
Differences in clinical features and prognosis of interstitial lung diseases between polymyositis and dermatomyositis.
Although rare in adults, it is relatively common in children, affecting up to 40% of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.
Symptoms of pain and weakness should alert the clinician to consider polymyositis and/or dermatomyositis.
The primary clinical diagnoses in this group were coronary artery disease (n = 3), atrial fibrillation (n = 2), renal failure (n = 5), respiratory diseases (n = 7), inflammatory disorders (n = 3), type 2 diabetes mellitus (n = 4), chest trauma (n = 1), malignancy (n = 1), and dermatomyositis (n = 1).
27) Onset of severe dermatomyositis 5 years after initiation of therapy has been reported in one patient.
Mr Giannini, who lived near Kidderminster, died from the rare skin condition dermatomyositis, aged just 33.
Others have reported that Raynaud's phenomenon may be associated with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, dermatomyositis, and polymyositis (4).
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Patients with two serious autoimmune disorders that cause mascular inflammation-Polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)- are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a group of Montreal researchers.
Q MY sister has been diagnosed with dermatomyositis.
4) Finally, many systemic diseases can lead to auricular ossification, including congenital plaque-like osteomatosis, Albright hereditary osteodystrophy, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, Addison disease, osseous heteroplasia, and collagen vascular diseases, especially CREST syndrome and childhood dermatomyositis.