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2,331 Possible Causes for Myositis

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    MRI findings were compatible with myopathy or myositis in 14 (78 %) patients, tenosynovitis in 11 (61 %) patients and enthesitis in 10 (56 %) patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anti-PM-Scl antibody - associated with the combination of myositis and scleroderma.[patient.co.uk] Respiratory muscle weakness if there is severe myositis or extensive skin disease involving the chest. Pneumothorax .[patient.info]

  • Polymyositis

    Although focal myositis may rarely herald polymyositis, isolated temporal myositis preceding inflammatory myopathies has not been described, to our knowledge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are four types of autoimmune myositis: Polymyositis Dermatomyositis Necrotizing immune-mediated myopathies Inclusion body myositis Dermatomyositis usually causes skin[merckmanuals.com] Myositis is a rare condition that affects the muscles. The term myositis means "inflammation of the muscles".[nhs.uk]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    A dry cough, fever, generalized maculopapular rash, and myositis developed in a 67-year-old woman; she also had markedly abnormal liver function test results.[doi.org] […] manifestations of orbital myositis Lyme disease closely mimic those of orbital pseudotumor ( Fig 9 ).[doi.org] Neuro-ophthalmic disorders and uveitis occur in the second stage, whereas keratitis, chronic intraocular inflammation, and orbital myositis are seen in the third stage of[doi.org]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Classification 2017 EULAR/ACR Classification Criteria for Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies and Their Major Subgroups Complete Article Myositis Response[rheumatology.org] Inflammation of muscles ( myositis ) can cause muscle pain and weakness. This can lead to elevations of muscle enzyme levels in the blood.[web.archive.org] This condition, called myositis, causes progressive weakness and loss of strength of the extremities.[web.archive.org]

  • Antisynthetase Syndrome

    The patient did not develop myositis after 9 years of clinical disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Antisynthetase syndrome should be considered in patients presenting with interstitial lung disease with no evidence of myositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract In patients with myositis, the lung is commonly involved, and the presence of anti-aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase (anti-ARS) antibodies marks the presence or predicts[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Myositis is a rare condition that affects the muscles. The term myositis means "inflammation of the muscles".[nhs.uk] Juvenile Myositis ( JM ) is found in children under the age of 18 and affects 3,000 to 5,000 children in the United States.[myositis.org] Help and support Myositis UK provides further information, help and support for people who are diagnosed with myositis and their families.[nhs.uk]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    […] before a clinical diagnosis of inclusion body myositis was made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Males have found to be suffering from Inclusion Body Myositis 2 times more than women.[symptoma.com] Granulomatous myositis may mimic inclusion body myositis and may be steroid-responsive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    For more detailed and comprehensive information about JM, please read the book, Myositis and You .[curejm.org] The subsequent list, derived from the first survey, comprised MRI abnormalities suggestive of inflammatory myositis; calcinosis; changes on muscle biopsy typical of myositis[rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org] Several myositis-specific autoantibodies have also been identified, and these can be tested as well.[curejm.org]

  • Myositis

    ( sIBM ), and juvenile forms of myositis ( JM ).[myositis.org] Myositis is a term used to describe inflammation of the muscles.[symptoma.com] Myositis Specialty Rheumatology Myositis is inflammation or swelling of the muscles.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Drug-induced Myopathy

    Diagnosis of Myositis A doctor may suspect myositis based on a person’s symptoms of muscle weakness or other evidence of myositis.[webmd.com] Published: September, 2013 Myositis is the medical term for muscle inflammation. In myositis, inflammation damages the fibers of a muscle.[health.harvard.edu] This is a minor procedure that can be performed by a doctor at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center.[hopkinsmyositis.org]

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