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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

Introduction: Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

Description of Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (medical condition): A rare condition involving inflammation of the skeletal muscles which...more »

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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: progressive condition characterized by symmetric proximal muscular weakness with elevated serum levels of muscle enzymes and a skin rash, typically a purplish-red erythema on the face, and edema of the eyelids and periorbital tissue; affected muscle tissue shows degeneration of fibers with a chronic inflammatory reaction; occurs in children and adults, and in the latter may be associated with visceral cancer or other disorders of connective tissue.
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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: Related Topics

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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, or a subtype of Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy as a Disease

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: Another name for Idiopathic myopathy (or close medical condition association).
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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: Related Diseases

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Symptoms of Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (Idiopathic myopathy)

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