Your Results: Dermatomyositis


Condition Information

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    Key Features
    • Inflammatory disease
    • Skin rash
    • Weakness of muscles
    • Affects more women than men
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    Condition Details Dermatomyositis is an inflammatory disease characterized by skin rashes, chronic muscle inflammation and weakness. The only reason to include this uncommon condition is that it can sometimes early on be confused with eczema of the eyelids or facial dermatitis...
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Treatment Options

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    Treatment Overview Proper skin care and protection from the sun are essential when treating rashes caused by dermatomyositis. There are also a variety of medications and procedures available to treat this condition. See a dermatologist to determine which treatment option may be right for you...
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    • Surgery to remove calcium deposits under the skin
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