If you live with dermatomyositis or polymyositis, or know someone who does, this video may help answer some of your questions. It also discusses how these conditions can affect your muscles and impact your body.

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Getting diagnosed

Learn about the tests to confirm if you have DM or PM.

asked questions

Get answers to some questions about DM or PM.

Meet the treatment team.

Learn about the types of healthcare providers who may be involved in your treatment.