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ba0007p201 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) and hypoparathyroidism (HP) in an adolescent girl

Miller Jennifer , Zimmerman Donald

Background: JDM is a systemic autoimmune inflammatory myopathy consisting of symmetric proximal muscle weakness, heliotrope and/or malar rash, GottronÂ’s papules, nailfold capillary changes, myalgias, arthralgias, dysphonia, dysphagia, fever, anorexia, and calcinosis. Hypoparathyroidism can present with signs of hypocalcemia (numbness, tingling, bronchospasm, seizure, or tetany). Causes of HP include postoperative, autoimmune (isolated or in autoimmune polyglandular syndro...