Development and validation of a composite disease activity score for measurement of muscle and skin involvement in juvenile dermatomyositis

Rosina S., Consolaro A., van Dijkhuizen P., Pistorio A., Varnier G. C., Bovis F., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.58, no.7, pp.1196-1205, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/key421
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1196-1205
  • Keywords: JDM, idiopathic inflammatory myositis, outcome measures, disease activity assessment, composite disease activity scores, muscle strength assessment, paediatric rheumatology, IDIOPATHIC INFLAMMATORY MYOPATHIES, RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH ALLIANCE, MYOSITIS ASSESSMENT SCALE, CUTANEOUS ASSESSMENT-TOOL, OUTCOME MEASURES, INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS, CHILDHOOD ARTHRITIS, DEFINING CRITERIA, ACTIVITY STATES, DAMAGE INDEXES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective To develop a composite DAS for JDM and provide preliminary evidence of its validity.