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.

dermatomyositis

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Presented continued favorable safety and improvement in efficacy outcomes at 21 months for systemic sclerosis (SSc) and 16 months for dermatomyositis (DM) in open-label extensions of lenabasum Phase 2 studies.
* Juvenile dermatomyositis: JDM causes muscle weakness and a skin rash on the eyelids and knuckles.
The hearing, at Manchester Coroners' Court heard Mrs Akinkumni, a pharmacist who lived in Moston with her husband and daughter, had previously been diagnosed with dermatomyositis - a rare condition affecting the muscles.
The dermatologic diagnosis with the highest 30-day same-cause readmission rate was vascular hamartomas at 21.1%, followed by dermatomyositis (18.3%) and thrombotic microangiopathy (13.7%).
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings announced continued favorable safety and durable improvement in efficacy outcomes at 21 months compared to 12 months in open-label extensions of lenabasum Phase 2 studies in two rare and serious autoimmune diseases: systemic sclerosis and dermatomyositis. Durable improvement was observed in the ACR CRISS score, which remained greater than or equal to 0.95 from month 12 through month 21 in the OLE, and in change in mRSS, which improved greater than 9.8 points during the same time.
Two patients with solid malignancies had paraneoplastic dermatomyositis, one with hepatocellular carcinoma and the other with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Betina Rogalski from Germany was the next speaker in this session whose topic for presentation was Juvenile dermatomyositis. She pointed out that it is a rare but most common inflammatory myositis.
Abbie Lee said her daughter Tamara Williams, seven, was diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis last October at Alder Hey Children's Hospital after a raft of gruelling and sometimes painful tests.
"Triumph of the Heart" 6 While Dermatomyositis ended the NFL career of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ricky Bel, this film explores a time during the athlete's life when he inspired a handicapped boy, who managed to do the same.
This constellation of presentations was initially thought to favor a diagnosis of dermatomyositis because there was also electromyographic evidence of spontaneous fibrillations and a low-amplitude, polyphasic motor unit potential of short duration (1).
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are heterogeneous disorders characterized by chronic muscle weakness and muscle fatigue and mononuclear cell infiltration into skeletal muscle.[1] The most common subgroups in adults are dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis (PM), amyopathic DM (ADM), inclusion body myositis (IBM), and juvenile DM (JDM).