Synonyms: Juvenile PM
A rare type of juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) characterized by an onset before 18 years of age of chronic skeletal muscle inflammation manifesting as progressive proximal and distal muscle weakness and atrophy.
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Cure JM Foundation
Cure JM Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on finding a cure for the rare and life-threatening autoimmune disease Juvenile Myositis (JM). Our mission is to find a cure and better treatments for Juvenile Myositis and improve the lives of families affected by JM.
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