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Title Dermatomyositis : advances in recognition, understanding and management / edited by Lyubomir Assenov Dourmishev, Assen Lyubenov Dourmishev
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2009


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- History of dermatomyositis -- Classification of dermatomyositis -- Clinical variants of dermatomyositis -- Other idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Laboratory manifestations of dermatomyositis -- Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of DM -- Etiology and pathogenesis -- Treatment of dermatomyositis -- Management and control
Summary Although dermatomyositis is a rare connective tissue disease, many physicians are confronted with the diagnosis and treatment of patients affected by this condition. Based on the vast personal experience of the authors, who have diagnosed, treated, and managed many dermatomyositis patients, this clinical guide provides dermatologists, rheumatologists, pediatricians, neurologists, and general practitioners with the keys to interpreting the clinical symptoms of dermatomyositis. Also included are algorithms to help the reader to make the correct diagnosis, as well as guidance on new diagnostic methods and treatment schemes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dermatomyositis.
Dermatomyositis -- Diagnosis
Dermatomyositis -- Treatment
Dermatomyositis -- diagnosis
Dermatomyositis -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
Form Electronic book
Author Dourmishev, Lyubomir Assenov
Dourmishev, Assen Lyubenov
ISBN 9783540793137