1. Dermatomyositis is a disorder of inflammation nature which occurs quite seldom. People with it suffer from lack of energy, skin issues and inflammatory myopathy which is the scientific term for inflamed muscles. Both children and grown-ups can suffer from it. The illness is not cured, yet it is possible to relieve its symptoms.
2. Symptoms. Clearly visible skin issues/rash affecting the face, chest, nails, arms (elbows), typically spotty and of blue-purple colour. The disease may be accompanied as well by muscle pain and tenderness, issues with swallowing, lung disorders, calcium deposits under skin, weakness and fatigue.