(DM) is differentiated clinically from PM by the presence of a rash.
It is important to differentiate dysphagia due to a malignancy from 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
Skin lesions simulating chronic dermatomyositis
during long-term hydroxyurea therapy.
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.
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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