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Research & Reviews  91 results

Identification of distinct cytokine/chemokine profiles in dermatomyositis with anti-tra...
Rheumatology (Oxford, England); Zhao Q, Chen Y et. al.

Sep 12th, 2021 - Dermatomyositis (DM) and clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM) patients with positive expression of anti-transcription intermediary factor 1-γ (anti-TIF1-γ) antibody (Ab) are characterized by distinct clinicopathological features. We aimed ...

Nailfold capillaries and myositis specific antibodies in anti-melanoma differentiation-...
Rheumatology (Oxford, England); Sugimoto T, Mokuda S et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - This study aimed to quantify nailfold capillary (NFC) abnormalities in anti-melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 (MDA5)-positive dermatomyositis (DM) patients and to evaluate the association with clinical parameters, including serum biomarke...

Anti-MDA-5 negative, anti-Ku positive clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis.
Dermatology Online Journal; Carrington AE, Tartar DM et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - We present a patient with anti-MDA5 negative, anti-Ku positive clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM). A 61-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of a 20-year history of a pruritic rash that was active on her face, chest, hands, le...

Distribution of anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 (MDA5) IgG subclasses i...
Rheumatology (Oxford, England); Chen M, Zhao Q et. al.

Mar 21st, 2021 - The anti-melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 (MDA5) antibody is the main predictor of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in dermatomyositis (DM) and clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM). Nevertheless, a subset of MDA5+ patients have a ...

Increased Levels of VCAM-1 in Sera and VLA-4 Expression on Neutrophils in Dermatomyosit...
Immunological Investigations; Lin M, Yang C et. al.

Mar 17th, 2021 - Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) and its ligand very late antigen (VLA-4) play important roles in many autoimmune diseases. Our study aimed to investigate the serum level of VCAM-1 and VLA-4 expression on peripheral blood neutrophil surf...

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News  8 results

Papules and Telangiectases on the Distal Fingers of a Child
Briana Brown, DO, Jacqueline Jones, DO et. al.

Apr 8th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Juvenile Dermatomyositis Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rare idiopathic inflammatory myopathy of childhood that is autoimmune in nature with an annual incidence ranging from 2. 5 to 4.

Timely dermatomyositis diagnosis, treatment remain elusive

Jun 3rd, 2018 - “We saw that there was a much higher rate of misdiagnosis in patients who didn’t have any muscle disease. We have to raise awareness that amyopathic dermatomyositis is a very prevalent condition,” Dr.

Amyopathic Dermatomyositis With Plantar Keratoderma Responding to Methotrexate Therapy

Aug 24th, 2017 - Comment Amyopathic DM is a subset of DM that accounts for 10% to 20% of DM cases. 1,2 Sontheimer’s3 diagnostic criteria for ADM require histopathologic confirmation of the hallmark skin findings of classic DM and lack of muscle weakness or muscle e.

Antibody Predicts Lung Disease in Myositis

Oct 1st, 2015 - Action Points Interstitiallung disease (ILD) is an under-recognized and deadly complication of dermatomyositis (DM), a rare autoimmune disease. The anti-MDA5 autoantibody is significantly associated with ILD, rapidly progressive ILD and worse pulm...

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