Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Clinical Approach and Management

@inproceedings{Malik2016IdiopathicIM,
  title={Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Clinical Approach and Management},
  author={Asma Malik and Ghazala R Hayat and Junaid S. Kalia and M Angelica Guzman},
  booktitle={Front. Neurol.},
  year={2016}
}
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are a group of chronic, autoimmune conditions affecting primarily the proximal muscles. The most common types are dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis (PM), necrotizing autoimmune myopathy (NAM), and sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM). Patients typically present with sub-acute to chronic onset of proximal weakness manifested by difficulty with rising from a chair, climbing stairs, lifting objects, and combing hair. They are uniquely identified by… CONTINUE READING
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