Juvenile Myositis Educational Video

For families newly diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) or juvenile polymyositis (JPM), the most common forms of juvenile myositis (JM). This video provides an overview of the disease and what to expect through doctor, patient and family interviews.

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.

Treatment Plans for Juvenile Myositis

A treatment plan is based on many factors, including the severity and expression of the juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). Each case is different and the symptoms can change over time.

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