The nodular form of polymyositis--a possible manifestation of vasculitis.


A case of the nodular form of polymyositis is reported in which muscle necrosis and inflammation, and fibrosis of subcutaneous fat were observed. Although the patient had a short history, the presence of extensive fibrosis with acute lesions indicated that the disease had been present for some time. In addition to the nodular lesions, the patient had… (More)