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How bad are the muscle symptoms of dermatomyositis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Pain issues less....

Dermatomyositis causes death of muscle tissue.
Proximal muscle weakness is usually what is first noted. Surprisingly, muscle pain is a much smaller issue. Most often treaated with Methotrexate and/or steroids.

In brief: Pain issues less....

Dermatomyositis causes death of muscle tissue.
Proximal muscle weakness is usually what is first noted. Surprisingly, muscle pain is a much smaller issue. Most often treaated with Methotrexate and/or steroids.
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