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: 8 Mar 2010

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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.

http://www.mdausa.org

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2010

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myositis" returned 402 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-traumatic myositis ossificans in the lumbar spine.
 

Author(s): Anas Abdallah, Akin Gokcedag, Ali Ender Ofluoglu, Erhan Emel

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Myositis ossificans is a non-neoplastic benign reactive bone and cartilage matrix-producing pseudotumor that develops in skeletal muscles adjacent to the joint. The clinical and pathologic appearance of myositis ossificans varies depending on the time elapsed after heterotopic bone ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2014

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Upregulation of immunoproteasome subunits in myositis indicates active inflammation with involvement of antigen presenting cells, CD8 T-cells and IFNΓ.
 

Author(s): Khetam Ghannam, Lorena Martinez-Gamboa, Lydia Spengler, Sabine Krause, Biljana Smiljanovic, Marc Bonin, Salyan Bhattarai, Andreas Grützkau, Gerd-R Burmester, Thomas Häupl, Eugen Feist

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In idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) infiltration of immune cells into muscle and upregulation of MHC-I expression implies increased antigen presentation and involvement of the proteasome system. To decipher the role of immunoproteasomes in myositis, we investigated individual ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2014

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Medial rectus muscle myositis as an atypical presentation of mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue lymphoma: a case report.
 

Author(s): Juliana Sá Freire Medrado Dias, Mirtha Alicia Ramirez Dittrich, Jacqueline Martins de Sousa, Luiz Fernando Teixeira, Paulo Gois Manso

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2014 Apr;77(2):116-8.

 

Here we describe the rare case of a 55-year-old man with medial rectus muscle myositis as an atypical presentation of non-Hodgkin B-cell mucosa-associated lymphoma (MALT). Pathology and immunohistochemistry of the affected muscle confirmed the diagnosis of a neoplasm. The primary ...

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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The terms "Myositis" returned 52 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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New autoantibodies and their clinical associations in juvenile myositis - a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Daniela Peixoto, José Costa, Marta Ferretti, Clara Malattia, Alberto Martini

Journal: Acta Reumatol Port. ;38(4):234-41.

 

Novel autoantibodies targeting intracellular proteins are recently detected in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs).

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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[Autoantibody profile in myositis].
 

Author(s): Y Allenbach, O Benveniste

Journal: Rev Med Interne. 2014 Jul;35(7):437-43.

 

Patients suffering from muscular symptoms or with an increase of creatine kinase levels may present a myopathy. In such situations, clinicians have to confirm the existence of a myopathy and determine if it is an acquired or a genetic muscular disease. In the presence of an acquired ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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Belimumab in Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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