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Pathogenesis of primary inflammatory myopathies

Abstract:

Common elements: Primary inflammatory myopathies consist of dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis (PM) and inclusion body myositis (IBM). They have certain characteristics in common: progressive muscle weakness and mononuclear inflammatory infiltrates in the muscle. Different mechanisms: They may be distinguished by their histological features which also reflect their different underlying pathogeneses. The mechanism of DM would be complement-mediated microangiopathy, the inflammatory infiltrate ...

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Journal:
Presse Medicale
Volume:
33
Issue:
20
Pages:
1444-1450
Publication date:
2004-11-20
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ISSN:
0755-4982
URN:
uuid:8f7134ac-e1df-4a67-9d84-3c1515085fd7
Source identifiers:
244111
Local pid:
pubs:244111
Language:
French

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