Polymyositis (Inflammatory Muscle Disease) Clinical Trials

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Adult and Juvenile Myositis

This study will evaluate subjects with adult- and childhood-onset myositis to learn more about their cause and the immune system changes and medical problems associated with them. Myositis is an inflammatory muscle disease that can damage muscles and other organs, resulting in significant disability. Children or adults with polymyositis or …

juvenile dermatomyositis
connective tissue disease
MRI
cancer
autoimmune disease
  • 56 views
  • 26 Sep, 2021
  • 2 locations
Studies of the Natural History Pathogenesis and Outcome of Autoinflammatory Diseases Including Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Purpose The purpose of this protocol is 1. To comprehensively evaluate patients with autoinflammatory diseases clinically, genetically and immunologically at the autoinflammatory disease clinic at the NIH. 2. To follow patients with autoinflammatory Diseases that are genetically defined including Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID), the most severe clinical phenotype of …

blood tests
il-1
skin inflammation
deficiency
x-rays
  • 497 views
  • 22 Sep, 2021
  • 1 location
Study and Treatment of Inflammatory Muscle Diseases

This study of inflammatory muscle diseases-polymyositis and dermatomyositis and related disorders-will examine what causes these diseases and describe the clinical features (signs and symptoms) associated with them. Inflammation and degeneration of skeletal muscles in these disorders leads to weakness and muscle wasting. The skin, lungs and other organs may also …

apheresis
MRI
polymyositis
autoimmune disease
weakness
  • 803 views
  • 12 Sep, 2021
  • 1 location
Rheumatology Patient Registry and Biorepository

To facilitate clinical, basic science, and translational research projects involving the study of rheumatic diseases.

connective tissue disease
lupus
polymyositis
autoimmune disease
mixed connective tissue disease
  • 489 views
  • 23 Apr, 2021
  • 1 location
Clinical Responsiveness of Dermatomyositis Using Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI)

The Evaluation of Clinical Responsiveness Using the Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI), established in 2008, is a one-site database study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania. The database has yielded valuable information and clinical insights into the pathophysiology, disease processes, including psychological responses, treatments and quality of …

dermatomyositis
  • 1 views
  • 24 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Environmental Risk Factors for the Anti-synthetase Syndrome

Background Like other complex diseases, autoimmune diseases are the result of numerous causes, including genetic and environmental factors. Some researchers believe that people who are susceptible to autoimmune disorders develop them when the body reacts to environmental or other factors by creating white blood cells that attack the body s …

connective tissue disorder
autoimmune disease
pulmonary disease
house dust
pulmonary function test
  • 142 views
  • 12 Sep, 2021
  • 5 locations