Juvenile dermatomyositis with a rare and remarkable complication: sinus bradycardia

Abstract

Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is characterized by proximal muscle weakness, vasculopathy of the skin and muscles, and typical skin rash. Approximately, 70% of adult patients with dermatomyositis have evidence of cardiac damage. However, cardiac involvement, one of the important causes of death, has been reported rarely in children with JDM. Here, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-006-0191-7

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