Table 2.

Response rate by individual case.

CaseGroupResponse Rate per Case* (%)Representation of Total Surveyed (n = 167), %
“Typical”
  MildC29/42 (69)17
  ModerateA, B, C, D,124/167 (74)74
  SevereB34/42 (81)20
  UlcerativeA, D57/83 (69)34
“Atypical”
  Late diagnosisB33/42 (79)20
  High enzymeA24/41 (59)14
  Skin, no muscle involvementD35/42 (83)21
  Muscle, no skin involvementB32/42 (76)19
  Lung diseaseC29/42 (69)17
“Refractory”
  Partial responseA22/41 (54)13
  Refractory rashC, D64/84 (76)38
  • * Some subjects completing the “moderate case” did not provide complete data on the individual cases.