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Dermatomyositis
MeSH HeadingDermatomyositis
Tree NumberC05.651.594.297
Tree NumberC05.651.594.819.500
Tree NumberC10.668.491.562.150
Tree NumberC10.668.491.562.575.500
Tree NumberC17.300.250
Tree NumberC17.800.185
Annotationcoord IM with PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES (IM) if pertinent
Scope NoteA subacute or chronic inflammatory disease of muscle and skin, marked by proximal muscle weakness and a characteristic skin rash. The illness occurs with approximately equal frequency in children and adults. The skin lesions usually take the form of a purplish rash (or less often an exfoliative dermatitis) involving the nose, cheeks, forehead, upper trunk, and arms. The disease is associated with a complement mediated intramuscular microangiopathy, leading to loss of capillaries, muscle ischemia, muscle-fiber necrosis, and perifascicular atrophy. The childhood form of this disease tends to evolve into a systemic vasculitis. Dermatomyositis may occur in association with malignant neoplasms. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1405-6)
Entry TermDermatomyositis, Adult Type
Entry TermDermatomyositis, Childhood Type
Entry TermDermatopolymyositis
Entry TermPolymyositis-Dermatomyositis
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD003882


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05]
   Muscular Diseases [C05.651]
      Myositis [C05.651.594]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C05.651.594.297]
Myositis, Inclusion Body [C05.651.594.600]
Myositis Ossificans [C05.651.594.638]
Orbital Myositis [C05.651.594.728]
Polymyositis [C05.651.594.819]  +
Pyomyositis [C05.651.594.909]

 
Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05]
   Muscular Diseases [C05.651]
      Myositis [C05.651.594]
         Polymyositis [C05.651.594.819]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C05.651.594.819.500]

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neuromuscular Diseases [C10.668]
      Muscular Diseases [C10.668.491]
         Myositis [C10.668.491.562]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C10.668.491.562.150]
Myositis, Inclusion Body [C10.668.491.562.500]
Orbital Myositis [C10.668.491.562.537]
Polymyositis [C10.668.491.562.575]  +
Pyomyositis [C10.668.491.562.787]

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neuromuscular Diseases [C10.668]
      Muscular Diseases [C10.668.491]
         Myositis [C10.668.491.562]
            Polymyositis [C10.668.491.562.575]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C10.668.491.562.575.500]

 
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
   Connective Tissue Diseases [C17.300]
Anetoderma [C17.300.116]
Cartilage Diseases [C17.300.182]  +
Cellulitis [C17.300.185]  +
Collagen Diseases [C17.300.200]  +
Cutis Laxa [C17.300.230]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C17.300.250]
Dupuytren Contracture [C17.300.270]
Homocystinuria [C17.300.428]
Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous [C17.300.475]  +
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic [C17.300.480]  +
Marfan Syndrome [C17.300.500]
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease [C17.300.540]
Mucinoses [C17.300.550]  +
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue [C17.300.680]  +
Noonan Syndrome [C17.300.690]
Osteopoikilosis [C17.300.705]
Panniculitis [C17.300.710]  +
Penile Induration [C17.300.715]
Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum [C17.300.766]
Rheumatic Diseases [C17.300.775]  +
Scleroderma, Localized [C17.300.787]
Scleroderma, Systemic [C17.300.799]  +
Weill-Marchesani Syndrome [C17.300.899]

 
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
   Skin Diseases [C17.800]
Acneiform Eruptions [C17.800.030]  +
Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis [C17.800.033]
Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia [C17.800.060]
Breast Diseases [C17.800.090]  +
Cutaneous Fistula [C17.800.135]
Dermatitis [C17.800.174]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDermatomyositis [C17.800.185]
Erythema [C17.800.229]  +
Exanthema [C17.800.257]  +
Facial Dermatoses [C17.800.271]  +
Foot Diseases [C17.800.321]  +
Hair Diseases [C17.800.329]  +
Hand Dermatoses [C17.800.338]
Keratoacanthoma [C17.800.417]
Keratosis [C17.800.428]  +
Leg Dermatoses [C17.800.446]
Lipomatosis [C17.800.463]  +
Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous [C17.800.480]  +
Mastocytosis [C17.800.508]  +
Morgellons Disease [C17.800.518]
Nail Diseases [C17.800.529]  +
Necrobiotic Disorders [C17.800.550]  +
Necrolytic Migratory Erythema [C17.800.551]
Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy [C17.800.553]
Panniculitis [C17.800.566]  +
Photosensitivity Disorders [C17.800.600]  +
Pigmentation Disorders [C17.800.621]  +
Prurigo [C17.800.674]
Pruritus [C17.800.685]  +
Pyoderma [C17.800.695]  +
Rosacea [C17.800.716]  +
Scalp Dermatoses [C17.800.738]  +
Scleredema Adultorum [C17.800.751]
Scleroderma, Localized [C17.800.767]
Scleroderma, Systemic [C17.800.784]  +
Sebaceous Gland Diseases [C17.800.794]  +
Skin Abnormalities [C17.800.804]  +
Skin Diseases, Eczematous [C17.800.815]  +
Skin Diseases, Genetic [C17.800.827]  +
Skin Diseases, Infectious [C17.800.838]  +
Skin Diseases, Metabolic [C17.800.849]  +
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous [C17.800.859]  +
Skin Diseases, Vascular [C17.800.862]  +
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous [C17.800.865]  +
Skin Neoplasms [C17.800.882]  +
Skin Ulcer [C17.800.893]  +
Sweat Gland Diseases [C17.800.946]  +
Xanthogranuloma, Juvenile [C17.800.973]

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