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a chronic medical condition characterized by inflammation of muscles (myositis), accompanied by a skin rash
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|Noun||1.||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
n. dermatomiositis, enfermedad del tejido conectivo con manifestaciones de dermatitis, edema e infl. de los músculos.