Juvenile Myositis Educational Video

This informational video was created for families with children who are newly diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) or juvenile polymyositis (JPM), the most common forms of juvenile myositis (JM).

It provides an overview of the disease and what to expect through doctor, patient and family interviews.

Doctor and young juvenile myositis patient.

What is Juvenile Myositis?

Juvenile myositis, including juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile polymyositis, is a group of rare and life-threatening autoimmune diseases, in which the body’s immune system attacks its own cells and tissues.

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