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Myositis

Known as: Inflammatory Muscle Disease, inflammation of the skeletal muscle, Inflammatory Myopathies 
An inflammatory process affecting the skeletal muscles. Causes include infections, injuries, and autoimmune disorders.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES There is a known association between myositis and cancer. The risk is greater in dermatomyositis (DM) than… 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In recent years unidentified sporozoan parasites causing encephalomyelitis have been reported in sheep (Hartley and Blakemore… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In the human inflammatory myopathies (polymyositis and dermatomyositis), the early, widespread appearance of MHC class I on the… 
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Review
1991
Review
1991
  • M. Dalakas
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 33717961
THE polymyositis and dermatomyositis complex encompasses a heterogeneous group of acquired muscle diseases called inflammatory… 
Review
1990
Review
1990
Both infection with the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) and zidovudine (formerly called azidothymidine [AZT]) cause… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We investigated the relative efficacies of penicillin, clindamycin, and erythromycin in a mouse model of myositis due to… 
Review
1975
Review
1975
(First of Two Parts) POLYMYOSITIS is an inflammatory myopathy of unknown cause to which the term dermatomyositis is applied in… 
Review
1970
Review
1970
Several techniques have been developed to accomplish these objectives. Open thoracotomy allows for the resection or stapling of… 
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