DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis [DOID:10223]

A myositis that results_in inflammation located_in muscle or located_in skin where a skin rash is often seen prior to the onset of muscle weakness. The disease may result from either a viral infection or an autoimmune reaction.

Synonyms:  dermatomyositis,  DOID:10223,  dermatopolymyositis,  Dermatopolymyositis, unspecified,  Polymyositis with skin involvement ...