Juvenile Myositis Research Links

Progress and prognosis in juvenile dermatomyositis

December, 2014
Jeffrey A Dvergsten and Ann M Reed

Juvenile Dermatomyositis: A 20-year Retrospective Analysis of Treatment and Clinical Outcomes

February, 2015
Chi Sun, Jyh-Hong Lee, Yao-Hsu Yang, Hsin-Hui Yu, Li-Chieh Wang, Yu-Tsan Lin and Bor-Luen Chiang

Disease activity and prognostic factors in juvenile dermatomyositis: a long-term follow-up study applying the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organization criteria for inactive disease and the myositis disease activity assessment tool

February, 2014
Helga Sanner, Ivar Sjaastad and Berit Flatø

Juvenile Dermatomyositis: New Developments in Pathogenesis, Assessment and Treatment

Lucy R Wedderburn, MD PhD and Lisa G Rider, MD

JDM Significantly Affects Quality of Life

Presented by Samantha Kountz-Edwards M.S., Michael Schmidt M.S., Natasha Quinn, Maxwell Rappoport, Wendy Packman, J.D., Ph.D., at the American Psychological Annual Convention in Honolulu Hawaii
July31st - August 4th, 2013
Click here to read.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Autoimmune Diseases Fact Sheet

Juvenile Dermatomyositis: A Case Study

Published in the medical journal Pediatric Health Care, this study was co-authored by Registered Nurse and
Cure JM Mom Michelle Schneider
Click here to read the case study.

Clinical Outcomes In JDM

(requires site registration, but registration is free)

Clinical Trials


Inflammatory Myopathies in Children:
Treatment options and recent research for juvenile dermatomyositis

Juvenile Dermatomyositis Presenting With Rash Alone -- Eisenstein et al. 100 (3): 391 -- Pediatrics
(requires a subscription)

Juvenile dermatomyositis associated with lipodystrophy;year=2003;volume=69;issue=5;spage=343;epage=344;aulast=Irene

Lipodystrophy in JDM

Association of TNFa-308A Allele

Vitamin D Lowers Inflammation