Juvenile dermatomyositis: a tertiary center experience

  title={Juvenile dermatomyositis: a tertiary center experience},
  author={Kenan Barut and Pinar Ozge Avar Aydin and Amra Adrovic and Sezgin Sahin and Ozgur Kasapcopur},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology and primarily involves muscle and skin. It is the most common idiopathic inflammatory myopathy of childhood. This study aimed to evaluate demographic and clinical features, laboratory data, treatment modalities, and outcome of patients with JDM at a referral pediatric rheumatology center in Turkey. We retrospectively reviewed medical records of patients diagnosed with JDM between the years 2003–2016 at the… CONTINUE READING


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