The Chiropractic Doctors' Association of Hong Kong

11/01/2019

【Chiropractic Case Report】Remission of recalcitrant dermatomyositis following a chiropractic adjustment

Remission of recalcitrant dermatomyositis following a chiropractic adjustment

Chu, Eric ; Lo, Fa-Sain ; Bhaumik, Amiya
Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 2019, Vol.8(11), p.3742-3744
 
Dermatomyositis (DM) is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy characterized by progressive muscle weakness and pathognomonic skin eruptions. Systemic corticosteroid with or without an immunosuppressive agent is the current treatment of choice in most cases. Cutaneous disease in DM is often refractory...