Can JDM be prevented?

Young boy holding elbow

As the cause of JDM is not yet known, we do not know how or if JDM can be prevented.

If we were to find out the cause then maybe we could advise on how to prevent the disease. Research into the cause of JDM is ongoing.​


Office Location

Juvenile Dermatomyositis Cohort Biomarker Study & Repository (JDCBS)
UCL Great Ormond Street
Institute of Child Health
6th Floor
30 Guildford Street
London, WC1N 1EH