Efficacy of thalidomide for a girl with inflammatory calicinosis, a severe complication of juvenile dermatomyosistis

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Case report A girl, 14 years of age, was diagnosed as having JDM when she was 4 years old after a few months of increasing lethargy, muscle pain, muscle weakness, and rash. Calcinosis was recognized 18 months after disease onset. During 3 months, clinical manifestations and abnormal laboratory findings were effectively treated with prednisolone. However… (More)

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@inproceedings{Miyamae2008EfficacyOT, title={Efficacy of thalidomide for a girl with inflammatory calicinosis, a severe complication of juvenile dermatomyosistis}, author={Takako Miyamae and Masahiro Kikuchi and Ken Ichi Kasai and Ryoki Hara and Utako Kaneko and Toshihiko Shinoki and Tomoyuki Imagawa and Masatomo Mori and Shunpei Yokota}, year={2008} }