Measures of adult and juvenile dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis: Physician and Patient/Parent Global Activity, Manual Muscle Testing (MMT), Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ)/Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (C-HAQ), Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale (CMAS), Myositis Disease Activity Assessment Tool (MDAAT), Disease Activity Score (DAS), Short Form 36 (SF-36), Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ), physician global damage, Myositis Damage Index (MDI), Quantitative Muscle Testing (QMT), Myositis Functional Index-2 (FI-2), Myositis Activities Profile (MAP), Inclusion Body Myositis Functional Rating Scale (IBMFRS), Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI), Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT), Dermatomyositis Skin Severity Index (DSSI), Skindex, and Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI)

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Nov;63 Suppl 11(0 11):S118-57. doi: 10.1002/acr.20532.
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Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child
  • Dermatology / standards*
  • Dermatomyositis / diagnosis
  • Dermatomyositis / epidemiology
  • Dermatomyositis / psychology
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Muscle Strength Dynamometer / standards
  • Myositis, Inclusion Body / diagnosis*
  • Myositis, Inclusion Body / epidemiology
  • Myositis, Inclusion Body / psychology
  • Parents
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Physician's Role
  • Polymyositis / diagnosis*
  • Polymyositis / epidemiology
  • Polymyositis / psychology
  • Quality of Life*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires / standards*

Supplementary concepts

  • Amyopathic dermatomyositis