• symptoms
  • Some researchers have identified virus-like structures in the muscle cells of patients known to have dermatomyositis, while others have noted that children newly diagnosed with JDMS often have a history of infection with a Coxsackie virus within three months of the first JDMS symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Rheumatoid
  • Several recent epidemilogic studies in the medical literature have reported herpes zoster in patients who are not tradionally believed to be immunosuppressed, such as those with lupus, dermatomyositis , rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. (thefreedictionary.com)