Inclusion body myositis: a chronic persistent mumps myositis?

@article{Chou1986InclusionBM,
  title={Inclusion body myositis: a chronic persistent mumps myositis?},
  author={Samuel M. Chou},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          765-77
        }
}
Among the generalized chronic idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, inclusion body myositis (IBM) has emerged as a clinico-pathologic variant during the past two decades. It occurs primarily in elderly persons (in approximately the sixth decade of life), but young adults (in approximately the second decade of life) may also be affected. Slowly progressive weakness of distal as well as proximal muscle groups in IBM is usually not associated with skin rash, malignancy or collagen-vascular disease… CONTINUE READING
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