Inflammatory myopathy associated with hepatitis C virus infection: a report of four cases

@inproceedings{Harada1995InflammatoryMA,
  title={Inflammatory myopathy associated with hepatitis C virus infection: a report of four cases},
  author={Masaru Harada and Michio Sata and Hiroshi Yoshida and Seiji Noguchi and Yohsuke Yamakawa and Yoshihiro Mimura and Masahito Ohishi and Mitsuyoshi Ayabe and Kyūichi Tanikawa},
  year={1995}
}
Abstract Four patients with inflammatory myopathy positive for anti-hepatitis C virus are described. One male and three females are included in this report. Mean age of the four patients was 50 years (range 42–60 years). They were referred to our hospital with muscle weakness or myalgia. Active hepatitis C virus infection was confirmed by the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA with the polymerase chain reaction method in sera of these patients. Serum muscle enzymes, such as creatine kinase… CONTINUE READING