National Awards “Science and Research”
NEW! RJP has announced the annually National Award for "Science and Research" for the best scientific articles published throughout the year in the official journal.
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Sigrid Covaci, Oana-Maria Farkas and Alexis-Virgil Cochino
Juvenile dermatomyositis is a severe multisystemic autoimmune disease of uncertain origin, based on chronic perivascular inflammation, involving mainly the skin and the muscles. We present a dermatomyositis case with classical skin involvement, where muscle damage occurred more than a year after disease onset.
Keywords: juvenile dermatomyositis, dermatomyositis sine myositis, muscle weakness, myositis, heliotrope rash, Gottron sign
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