Management beyond corticosteriods starts with assessing risk to skin, reducing sun exposure

January 1, 2003
Rebecca Bryant

Rebecca Bryant is a medical writer based in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Paris - Treatment for dermatomyositis (DM) begins with sun avoidance and sun-protective measures, Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., said at the World Congress of Dermatology. "The first line of therapy is to recognize that the patient is photosensitive."