Dermatomyositis

About- Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease that causes muscle weakness and a distinctive skin rash.
 
Symptoms-
 Difficulty swallowing
 Distinctive skin rash on the face, eyelids, chest, nail cuticle areas, knuckles, knees or elbows
 Fatigue
 Fever
 Hard calcium deposits underneath the skin, mostly seen in children
 Inflamed lungs
 Inflammatory myopathy
 Muscle weakness and pain
 Sensitivity to light
 Unintentional Weight loss
 
Causes-
The exact cause of
Dermatomyositis is unknown

Specialists to visit
 Rheumatologist

 Dermatologist

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Dermatomyositis
References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov
https://www.webmd.com

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