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X-Ray of the knee in a patient with dermatomyositis.

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor-In-Chief: Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2]

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Synonyms and Keywords: Polymyositis; Wagner-Unverricht syndrome; idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Dermatomyositis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | X Ray | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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