Understanding Treatments and Side Effects

Understanding Treatments and Side Effects with Dr. Megan Curran and Dr. Hanna Kim

  • Current & future treatment strategies
  • Immune system overview, steroids, and other medications
  • How medications work, and the side effects of those medications
  • Sun protection, physical therapy & exercise treatments
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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