Stephen Di Martino

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Inflammatory Myositis

Does this patient have myositis? The term myositis refers to conditions where there is inflammation of muscle. In practice, myositis tends to be associated with the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IMM): polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), myositis associated with cancer, juvenile dermatomyositis, overlap myositis, and inclusion body myositis (IBM). In contrast, myopathy refers to any abnormal condition…

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