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How serious is dermatomyositis for someone?
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Dr. John Ebner
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Dermatomyositis is a disease that can affect the skin, muscles.
It can range from mild to very severe. When someone is diagnoses with dermatomyositis, the doctor should do a work up for underlying cancer, because about 25% of cases are associated with an underlying malignancy. See a dermatologist if you have not already done so.

In brief: Check it out
Dermatomyositis is a disease that can affect the skin, muscles.
It can range from mild to very severe. When someone is diagnoses with dermatomyositis, the doctor should do a work up for underlying cancer, because about 25% of cases are associated with an underlying malignancy. See a dermatologist if you have not already done so.
Dr. John Ebner
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Dr. Robert Lowe
Dermatomyositis is not associated with underlying cancer in children who have this disease.
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