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Causes of Myositis

Causes of Myositis

The exact cause of myositis is unknown, but researchers find that infections, injuries, and autoimmune processes are linked to myositis. Genetic factors may also predispose an individual to myositis.

Causes of Myositis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Myositis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Myositis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Myositis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Myositis:

Myositis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Myositis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Myositis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Myositis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Myositis. Our database lists the following as having Myositis as a complication of that condition:

Myositis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Myositis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Myositis. Our database lists the following as having Myositis as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Myositis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Myositis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Myositis:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Myositis as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Myositis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Myositis may be found in:

 

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