Juvenile Myositis Research Links

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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
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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
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Clinical Outcomes In JDM

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Clinical Trials




Juvenile dermatomyositis associated with lipodystrophy


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