Corticosteroids: The Good and bad side effects

There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids, but some patients may experience side effects. In this series, Dr. Rebecca Manno and Vicky Ruffing explain the good, the bad, and the power of being educated on how these powerful medications work.

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OMERACT Myositis : Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

The experts of the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Department in Baltimore are publishing another exciting study ”Myositis Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers Weigh-in About

Both patients and providers rated muscle symptoms as their top domain. In general, patients from different countries were in agreement on which domains were most important to them. One notable exception was that patients from Sweden and the Netherlands ranked lung symptoms significantly higher compared to other countries including the United States and Australia.