Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Key Roles of Muscle Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Early Aggressive Treatment.
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Sep 11. Epub 2017 Sep 11.
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, España.
Juvenile dermatomyositis is a rare systemic connective tissue disease with onset during childhood. It presents clinically with proximal muscle weakness and characteristic skin involvement. Diagnosis is based on the Bohan and Peter criteria, though many authors are now substituting biopsy with muscle magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for both diagnosis and follow-up. Read More