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Neurol Sci. 2005 May;26 Suppl 1:S7-8.

Autoimmune muscular pathologies.

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Neuromuscular Diseases Section, NINDS, Bethesda, MD, USA. dalakasm@ninds.nih.gov

Abstract

The T cell-mediated mechanism responsible for Polymyositis and inclusion Body Myositis and the complement-mediated microangiopathy associated with Dermatomyositis are reviewed. The management of autoimmune myopathies with the presently available immunotherapeutic agents as well as new therapies and ongoing trials are discussed.

PMID:
15883700
DOI:
10.1007/s10072-005-0390-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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