Fulminant and accelerated presentation of dermatomyositis in two previously healthy young adult males: A potential role for endotheliotropic viral infection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Herpesvirus 2, Human
  • Parvoviridae Infections
  • Parvovirus B19, Human

abstract

  • An accelerated clinical course can occur in the setting of DM in previously healthy patients. A viral-based etiology should be explored because antiviral therapy may define a critical and potentially lifesaving therapeutic endeavor.

publication date

  • August 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1600-0560.2008.01171.x

PubMed ID

  • 19586495

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 853

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 36

number

  • 8