[Myositis, polysynovitis and pulmonary fibrosis: anti-Jo-1 syndrome].


Polymyositis/dermatomyositis are rare autoimmune diseases. Classification is usually performed according to the criteria of Bohan and Peter. The occurrence of myositis-specific autoantibodies has recently been described in inflammatory myopathies. Approximately half of the patients can now be classified by these specific autoantibodies. Several of these… (More)