Myositis mimics: how to recognize them.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To help clinicians to distinguish between myositis (and other immune-mediated and immunosuppressant-responsive disorders) and its many clinical mimics. RECENT FINDINGS: Increasing experience has shown that findings from conventional investigations, such as muscle biopsy, can be misleading. More specialist investigations, notably autoantibody screening, immunocytochemical techniques, and evolving DNA technologies, are powerful tools but experience is currently largely limite...Expand abstract
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