Type of publication: Academic publication, Position Paper, Workshop report
A team of 22 experts assembled to address the following goals:
- – Consensus regarding a valid definition of DM
- – Consensus regarding a definition of DM diagnostic criteria (clinical and pathological)
- – Presentation and discussion about animal-models suitable for future research on DM
- – Consensus on the role of serology in DM
- – Proposition and discussion of treatment schemes for DM (given the absence of clinical trials).