Amyopathic dermatomyositis is a form of dermatomyositis characterized by the presence of typicalskin findingswithout muscle weakness.Some of the skinchanges that suggest dermatomyositis include a pink rash on the face, neck, forearms and upper chest; Gottron's papules and heliotrope eyelids. Pruritis and photosensitivity are common, as is scalp inflammation and thinning of the hair.While patients with amyopathic dermatomyositis should not have clinically evident muscle weakness, minor muscle abnormalities may be included.Fatigue is reported in at least 50% of patients. Some cases have beenassociated with internal malignancy and/or interstitial lung disease. Treatment may include sun avoidance, ample use of sunscreen, topical corticosteroids, antimalarial agents, methotrexate, mycophenolate mofetil, or intravenous (IV) immunoglobulin. [ GARD:0009907 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • UMLS:C0406645 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • MESH:C538250 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • SCTID:238935002 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • GARD:0009907 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
Subsets

gard_rare

abbreviation
ADM [ GARD:0009907 ]

definition

Amyopathic dermatomyositis is a form of dermatomyositis characterized by the presence of typicalskin findingswithout muscle weakness.Some of the skinchanges that suggest dermatomyositis include a pink rash on the face, neck, forearms and upper chest; Gottron's papules and heliotrope eyelids. Pruritis and photosensitivity are common, as is scalp inflammation and thinning of the hair.While patients with amyopathic dermatomyositis should not have clinically evident muscle weakness, minor muscle abnormalities may be included.Fatigue is reported in at least 50% of patients. Some cases have beenassociated with internal malignancy and/or interstitial lung disease. Treatment may include sun avoidance, ample use of sunscreen, topical corticosteroids, antimalarial agents, methotrexate, mycophenolate mofetil, or intravenous (IV) immunoglobulin.

exactMatch

http://identifiers.org/snomedct/238935002

http://identifiers.org/mesh/C538250

http://linkedlifedata.com/resource/umls/id/C0406645

has exact synonym

dermatomyositis sine myositis

amyopathic dermatomyositis

id

MONDO:0043317

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