Myositis

Common Name(s)

Myositis

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Myositis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

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Last Updated: 15 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myositis" returned 413 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myositis ossificans traumatica causing ankylosis of the elbow.
 

Author(s): B Kanthimathi, S Udhaya Shankar, K Arun Kumar, V L Narayanan

Journal: Clin Orthop Surg. 2014 Dec;6(4):480-3.

 

Myositis ossificans traumatica is an unusual complication following a muscle contusion injury. A significantly large myositic mass causing ankylosis of the elbow is even rarer. We report a 13-year-old boy who presented with a 14-month history of a fixed elbow with no movement and ...

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2014

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Second-line agents in myositis: 1-year factorial trial of additional immunosuppression in patients who have partially responded to steroids.
 

Author(s): Fowzia Ibrahim, Ernest Choy, Patrick Gordon, Caroline J Doré, Alan Hakim, George Kitas, David Isenberg, Bridget Griffiths, Bryan Lecky, Kuntal Chakravarty, John Winer, Katalin Danko, Robert G Cooper, Beverley White-Alao, David L Scott

Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015 Jun;54(6):1050-5.

 

Ciclosporin and MTX are used in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (DM and PM) when patients incompletely respond to glucocorticoids. Their effectiveness is unproved in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We evaluated their benefits in a placebo-controlled factorial RCT.

Last Updated: 22 May 2015

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Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome) presenting as diffuse myositis.
 

Author(s): Marc-Etienne Parent, Sandrine Larue, Benjamin Ellezam

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Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis is a complex multisystemic syndrome with heterogeneous presentation. Most often, there is a clinical history of asthma or other atopic conditions, and current presentation generally includes signs of cutaneous or pulmonary involvement. ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2014

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The terms "Myositis" returned 55 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ongoing developments in sporadic inclusion body myositis.
 

Author(s): Pedro M Machado, Mhoriam Ahmed, Stefen Brady, Qiang Gang, Estelle Healy, Jasper M Morrow, Amanda C Wallace, Liz Dewar, Gita Ramdharry, Matthew Parton, Janice L Holton, Henry Houlden, Linda Greensmith, Michael G Hanna

Journal: Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014 Dec;16(12):477.

 

Sporadic inclusion body myositis (IBM) is an acquired muscle disorder associated with ageing, for which there is no effective treatment. Ongoing developments include: genetic studies that may provide insights regarding the pathogenesis of IBM, improved histopathological markers, the ...

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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Evaluation and construction of diagnostic criteria for inclusion body myositis.
 

Author(s): Thomas E Lloyd, Andrew L Mammen, Anthony A Amato, Michael D Weiss, Merrilee Needham, Steven A Greenberg

Journal: Neurology. 2014 Jul;83(5):426-33.

 

To use patient data to evaluate and construct diagnostic criteria for inclusion body myositis (IBM), a progressive disease of skeletal muscle.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2014

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Sporadic inclusion body myositis: the genetic contributions to the pathogenesis.
 

Author(s): Qiang Gang, Conceição Bettencourt, Pedro Machado, Michael G Hanna, Henry Houlden

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Sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) is the commonest idiopathic inflammatory muscle disease in people over 50 years old. It is characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy, with typical pathological changes of inflammation, degeneration and mitochondrial abnormality ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Environmental Risk Factors for Myositis in Military Personnel
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dermatomyositis; Adult Polymyositis; Inclusion Body Myositis; Myositis

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Whole Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Inflammatory Myopathies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis; Polymyositis; Dermatomyositis; Myositis, Inclusion Body

 

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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MYOPROSP - a Prospective Cohort Study in Myositis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis; Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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