239th ENMC International Workshop: Classification of dermatomyositis.

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Mammen AL, Allenbach Y, Stenzel W, Benveniste O; ENMC 239th Workshop Study Group.
Neuromuscul Disord. 2020 Jan;30(1):70-92. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2019.10.005. Epub 2019 Oct 25.

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).

Published: 30 January 2020
Journal: Neuromuscular Disorders, volume 30, issue 1, pages 70-92

Link: doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2019.10.005

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