Dermatomyositis is a rare autoimmune myopathy disease that targets the muscles and skin. Dermatomyositis causes a characteristic skin rash on the chest, back, or arms that looks like a sunburn. It also causes muscle weakness so severe that it can be hard for some patients to do everyday things
Dermatomyositis Disease Education Video Series
Dermatomyositis is characterized by a rash that precedes or accompanies muscle weakness. The cause is unknown.
In this five part video series, we dive into what Dermatomyositis is, some of its signs & symptoms, how it is diagnosed, how to treat it and understanding some lifestyle options when living with it.