Idiopathic eosinophilic myositis associated with vasculitis and symmetrical polyneuropathy.

@article{EspinoMontoro1997IdiopathicEM,
  title={Idiopathic eosinophilic myositis associated with vasculitis and symmetrical polyneuropathy.},
  author={Antonio Espino-Montoro and Miguel Medina and J Mar{\'i}n-Mart{\'i}n and Francisco Jos{\'e} Jim{\'e}nez-Gonzalo and A K Moalla and G Fernandez-Gonzalez and R Vahi},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={276-9}
}
We present a 79-yr-old white woman admitted to the hospital with diffuse myalgias and muscle weakness associated with eosinophilia. Examination of a muscle biopsy section revealed eosinophilic myositis with vasculitis. This association is infrequent and we describe the first case report with symmetrical polyneuropathy. The treatment with prednisone (60 mg… CONTINUE READING