Problem

Dermatomyositis

Other Names:
Petges-Clejat syndrome
Poikilodermatomyositis
Wagner-Unverricht syndrome
Nature:

Dermatomyositis (DM) has its onset any time from childhood to late adulthood. There is weakness of neck and limb muscles, with muscle pain and swelling common. A skin rash typically affecting cheeks, eyelids, neck, chest and limbs. The disease varies in its progression and severity and often responds to drug therapy.

Broader Problems:
Myosistis
Subject(s):
Medicine Pathology
Medicine Skin
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST