dermatomyositis

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dermatomyositis

(ˌdɜːmətəʊˌmaɪəˈsaɪtɪs)
n
a chronic medical condition characterized by inflammation of muscles (myositis), accompanied by a skin rash
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Noun1.dermatomyositis - 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; progression and severity vary among individuals
myositis - inflammation of muscle tissue
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Dermatomyositis

der·ma·to·my·o·si·tis

n. dermatomiositis, enfermedad del tejido conectivo con manifestaciones de dermatitis, edema e infl. de los músculos.
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dermatomyositis

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Further clinical findings included an erythematous facial rash, periorbital edema, Gottron papules, thickened fingertip skin, and abnormal capillary dilatation of nail folds.