Dermatomyositis blog and journal intro

Dermatomyositis blog and journal intro

Dermatomyositis is one of a group of muscle diseases known as the inflammatory myopathies, which are characterized by chronic muscle inflammation accompanied by muscle weakness. Dermatomyositis’ cardinal symptom is a skin rash that precedes, accompanies, or follows progressive muscle weakness. Dermatomyositis may be associated with collagen-vascular or autoimmune diseases, such as lupus.There is no cure for dermatomyositis, but the symptoms can be treated. Options include medication, physical therapy, exercise, heat therapy (including microwave and ultrasound), orthotics and assistive devices,…



Dermatomyositis blog and journal intro