dermatomyositis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1899 an inflammatory disease of skin and muscle marked especially by muscular weakness and skin rash

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  • Dermatomyosītis — (griech.), eine schwere, verschiedene Muskeln hintereinander befallende Entzündung, bei der zu gleicher Zeit entzündliche Erscheinungen verschiedener Art (Rose oder Nesselausschlägen ähnlich) auf der Haut auftreten. Die Krankheit ist… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dermatomyositis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 M33.0 Juvenile Dermatomyositis M33.1 Sonstige Dermatomyositis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dermatomyositis — /deuhr mat euh muy euh suy tis, derr meuh toh /, n. Pathol. an inflammatory disease of connective tissues, manifested by skin inflammation and muscle weakness. [1895 1900; DERMATO + myositis inflammation of muscle tissue, irreg. < Gk myós (gen.… …   Universalium

  • Dermatomyositis — A chronic inflammatory disease of skin and muscle which is associated with patches of slightly raised reddish or scaly rash. The rash can be on the bridge of the nose, around the eyes, or on sun exposed areas of the neck and chest. Classically,… …   Medical dictionary

  • dermatomyositis — n. an inflammatory disorder of the skin and underlying tissues, including the muscles (in the absence of a rash it is known as polymyositis). The condition is one of the connective tissue diseases. A bluish red skin eruption occurs on the face,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dermatomyositis — noun A disease of connective tissue, related to polymyositis, characterized by inflammation of the muscles and skin …   Wiktionary

  • Dermatomyositis — Dermato|myo|si̱tis [↑Derma u. ↑Myositis] w; , ...siti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...si̱tides): Muskelentzündung in Verbindung mit einer Entzündung der Haut …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Dermatomyositis — Der|ma|to|my|o|si|tis die; , ...itiden: Muskelentzündung in Verbindung mit einer Entzündung der Haut (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • dermatomyositis — [ˌdə:mətə(ʊ)mʌɪə(ʊ) sʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation of the skin and underlying muscle tissue …   English new terms dictionary

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