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Juvenile dermatomyositis. Semin Dermatol 1992 Mar;11(1):57-64

Date

03/01/1992

Pubmed ID

1550716

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-0026520447   4 Citations

Abstract

Juvenile dermatomyositis is a chronic inflammatory disease of skeletal muscle accompanied by skin involvement. It is a presumed autoimmune disease. Other organs may be involved. Corticosteroids are standard therapy and are associated with decreased mortality. Significant morbidity may occur.

Author List

Olson JC

Author

Judyann C. Olson MD Associate Professor in the Pediatrics department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Child
Dermatomyositis
Humans
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