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Dermatomyositis

Advances in Recognition, Understanding and Management

  • Provides a unique and detailed description of the clinical symptoms of dermatomyositis and polymyositis

  • Homogenously and reader-friendly structured with ‘Core Messages’ and algorithms to find the correct diagnosis as well as new diagnostic methods and treatment schemas

  • Evidence-based as well as based on the vast personal experience of these famous experts in the field

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About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Nervous System clinical manifestation diagnostic polymyositis rehabilitation treatment

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and VenereologyMedical University SofiaSofiaBulgaria

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Dermatomyositis
  • Book Subtitle Advances in Recognition, Understanding and Management
  • Authors Lyubomir A. Dourmishev
    Assen Lyubenov Dourmishev
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79313-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-79312-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-09818-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-79313-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 354
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
    Pediatrics
    Neurology
    Rheumatology
    Internal Medicine
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Reviews

Aus den Rezensionen: “Das vorliegende Buch ... ist eine Monografie, die ... alle Aspekte der Dermatomyositis abhandelt. ... Die Kapitel verfügen über aktuelle Referenzaufstellungen, so dass es klinischTätigen leicht möglich ist zu einzelnen Aspekten der Dermatomyositis ... einen Überblick zur bislang vorhandenen Literatur zu gewinnen. Die Tabellen sind übersichtlich und der diagnostische Algorithmus zum diagnostischen Vorgehen eine gute Grundlage um die einzelnen Formen der Dermatomyositis differenzialdiagnostisch abzugrenzen. ... Die vorliegende Monografie stellt zusammenfassend ein umfangreiches Werk zu einer in der Dermatologie seltenen Erkrankung dar ... ein hilfreiches Buchwerk ...“ (Margitta Worm, in: JDDG Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft Journal of the German Society of Dermatology, January/2010, Vol. 8, S. 67)