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 374 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case of anti-Jo1 myositis associated with sarcoidosis.
 

Author(s): Sonia Toujani, Meriem Mjid, B├ęchir Louzir, Yassine Ouahchi, Nozha Ben salah, Jalloul Daghfous, Nadia Mehiri, Jouda Cherif, Majed Beji

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):176-7.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Circumscribed myositis ossificans of the masseter muscle: report of a case.
 

Author(s): P Piombino, G Dell'Aversana Orabona, V Abbate, G Fini, G M Liberatore, E Mici, E Belli

Journal: G Chir. ;34(9-10):271-4.

 

Myositis Ossificans (MO) is an unusual pathological entity still largely unknown, characterized by dystrophic calcification leading to heterotopic ossification of intramuscular connective tissue. The masticatory muscles are exceptionally involved. Four distinct types of myositis ossificans ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2014

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Inclusion body myositis involving the diaphragm: report of a pathologically confirmed case.
 

Author(s): Sarah E Martin, Dibson D Gondim, Eyas M Hattab

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(1):66-7.

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2014

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The terms "Myositis" returned 43 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A rare association of early-onset inclusion body myositis, rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune thyroiditis: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): A M Clerici, G Bono, M L Delodovici, G Azan, G Cafasso, G Micieli

Journal: Funct. Neurol.. ;28(2):127-32.

 

Sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) is a slowly progressive, red-rimmed vacuolar myopathy leading to muscular atrophy and progressive weakness; it predominantly affects males older than fifty years, and is resistant to immunotherapy. It has been described in association with immuno-mediated ...

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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Adalimumab for orbital myositis in a patient with Crohn's disease who discontinued infliximab: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Sanam Verma, Karen I Kroeker, Richard N Fedorak

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Orbital myositis is a rare extra-intestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease. Seventeen cases of Crohn's disease associated orbital myositis and 3 cases of ulcerative colitis associated orbital myositis have been reported in the published literature since 1970. We report ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2013

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The importance of including amyopathic dermatomyositis in the idiopathic inflammatory myositis spectrum.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth Ghazi, Richard D Sontheimer, Victoria P Werth

Journal: Clin. Exp. Rheumatol.. ;31(1):128-34.

 

The objective of this review is to summarise the published evidence that supports the existence of amyopathic dermatomyositis (ADM) and its clinical significance including risk for rapidly progressive, fatal interstitial lung disease (ILD) and possible risk for internal malignancy. ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2013

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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: 7 Jun 2014

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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: 1 Aug 2013

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Study and Treatment of Inflammatory Muscle Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autoimmune Disease; Dermatomyositis; Inclusion Body Myositis; Myositis; Polymyositis

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2014

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