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  1. Myositis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... cause it. Two specific kinds are polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Polymyositis causes muscle weakness, usually in the muscles closest to the trunk of your body. Dermatomyositis causes muscle weakness, plus a skin rash. Other ...
  2. This photograph demonstrates the sign "heliotrope eyelids" in which the eyelids develop a brown (violaceous - rather than red) color. Heliotrope eyelids and Gottron's papules on the knuckles ...
  3. Inflammation of the connective tissues (dermatomyositis) typically produces a reddish-purple (violaceous) rash. The rash is named after the tendency of plants to grow toward the sun ( ...
  4. Dermatomyositis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Dermatomyositis Information Page Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is Dermatomyositis? Is there any treatment? ... Trials Organizations Additional resources from MedlinePlus What is Dermatomyositis? Dermatomyositis is one of a group of muscle ...
  5. Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) (American College of Rheumatology)  
    WHAT IS DERMATOMYOSITIS? Juvenile dermatomyositis is an inflammatory disease of the muscle (myositis), skin and blood vessels that affects about 3 in 1 million children ...
  6. Dermatomyositis: Signs and Symptoms (Muscular Dystrophy Association)  
    ... Signs and Symptoms What happens to someone with dermatomyositis? A reddish or purplish rash and scaly, rough ... organs can be damaged as a result. Disease: Dermatomyositis (DM) Printer-friendly version Send by email Dermatomyositis ...
  7. Dermatomyositis (DM) (American Osteopathic College of Dermatology)  
    ... Favorite Name: Category: Share: Yes No, Keep Private Dermatomyositis Share | Dermatomyositis (DM) is a rare inflammatory muscle disease that ... drugs, and infectious agents) in genetically predisposed individuals. Dermatomyositis can occur with other connective tissue disorders such ...
  8. Dermatomyositis: Diagnosis (Muscular Dystrophy Association)  
    ... Research Ways to Help MDA Search form Search Dermatomyositis (DM) Diagnosis As with other muscle diseases, a doctor diagnoses dermatomyositis (DM) by considering an individual’s history, family medical ...
  9. ClinicalTrials.gov: Dermatomyositis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  10. Dermatomyositis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
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