Neonatal dermatomyositis

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Neonatal dermatomyositis

Synonyms: Neonatal DM

Neonatal dermatomyositis is a very rare secondary neonatal autoimmune disease characterized by generalized weakness severe hypotonia absent or reduced deep tendon reflexes and highly elevated serum creatine kinase levels presenting in the neonatal period. Perifascicular atrophy in the presence of a diffuse perivascular inflammatory cell exudate is observed on muscle biopsy.

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