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What is Dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis is a rare muscle disease. It is known for causing extreme inflammation of the muscles. It causes muscle weakness and sking rash. The most common seen symptom is a purplish skin rash. As the same time muscle weakness begins to develop.

Some of the other symptoms of dermatomyositis are

  • Difficultly swallowing
  • Sore and tender muscles
  • Wight loss
  • Calcium deposits that form hard lumps under the skin mostly seen in younger patients
  • Ulcers
  • Lung issues



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