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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Autoantibodies specific for idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (myositis-specific autoantibodies (MSAs)) are clinically useful… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are characterized by muscle weakness, skin disease and internal organ involvement… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, mutual associations, clinical manifestations, and diagnoses… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The etiology and pathogenesis of human inflammatory myopathies remain unclear. Findings of several studies suggest that… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
OBJECTIVE To use a core set of outcome measures to develop preliminary definitions of improvement for adult and juvenile myositis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Autoantibodies to histidyl-tRNA synthetase (HisRS) or to alanyl-, asparaginyl-, glycyl-, isoleucyl-, or threonyl-tRNA synthetase… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Dystrophin-deficient muscles experience large reductions in expression of nitric oxide synthase (NOS), which suggests that NO… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In the human inflammatory myopathies (polymyositis and dermatomyositis), the early, widespread appearance of MHC class I on the… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
 
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