is an autoimmune connective tissue
disease. The main symptoms include skin rash and symmetric proximal muscle weakness which may be accompanied by pain. Skin findings occur in dermatomyositis: Gottrons sign , heliotrope rash, Conflent macular violaceous erythema (shawl sign) over the V area of neck etc
Treatment options available:
I would advice a detailed discussion with your dermatologist
about the most appropriate therapy with the least side effects.