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 394 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, Béchir 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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Prognostic factors for myositis-associated interstitial lung disease.
 

Author(s): Tomoyuki Fujisawa, Hironao Hozumi, Masato Kono, Noriyuki Enomoto, Dai Hashimoto, Yutaro Nakamura, Naoki Inui, Koshi Yokomura, Naoki Koshimizu, Mikio Toyoshima, Toshihiro Shirai, Kazumasa Yasuda, Hiroshi Hayakawa, Takafumi Suda

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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common manifestation of polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), and clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM); however, little is known about the factors influencing the prognosis for PM/DM/CADM-associated ILD. (PM/DM/CADM-ILD). The aim of ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2014

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Soluble IL-2 receptor: a biomarker for assessing myositis activity.
 

Author(s): Anne Tournadre, Jean-Jacques Dubost, Martin Soubrier, Marc Ruivard, Pierre Souteyrand, Jeannot Schmidt, Pierre Clavelou, Arlette Tridon, Jean-Michel Ristori

Journal: Dis. Markers. 2014 ;2014():472624.

 

To evaluate the clinical significance of serum soluble IL-2R (sIL-2R) in inflammatory myopathies.

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Myositis" returned 48 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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[Inclusion body myositis: series of 30 cases from a Brazilian tertiary center].
 

Author(s): Andrea R S Mont Alverne, Suely K N Marie, Maurício Levy-Neto, Fernando H C de Souza, Mary S de Carvalho, Samuel K Shinjo

Journal: Acta Reumatol Port. ;38(3):179-85.

 

To describe a series of 30 consecutive patients with inclusion body myositis (IBM) from our tertiary center, from 1982 to 2012.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2013

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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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Environmental Risk Factors for Myositis in Military Personnel
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 26 Nov 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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Belimumab in Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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