dermatomyositis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dermato- +‎ myositis

Noun[edit]

dermatomyositis (usually uncountable, plural dermatomyositides)

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  1. A disease of connective tissue, related to polymyositis, characterized by inflammation of the muscles and skin.
    • 2007 March 27, Roni Caryn Rabin, “An Elusive Diagnosis, and One That Comes With a Risk of Cancer”, in New York Times[1]:
      Melissa Leonard, 25, of Easton, Md., suffered her first symptoms of dermatomyositis at 19.