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Compr Ther. 1998 Oct;24(10):494-502.

Inflammatory myopathies [polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis].

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Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA.

Abstract

Inflammatory myopathies are common treatable diseases of muscle that should be differentiated from similar but incurable conditions. This article discusses the diagnosis, laboratory studies, pathology, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and treatment of the different autoimmune myopathies.

PMID:
9801848
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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