Myositis: Inflammation of muscle tissue. There are many causes of myositis, including injury, medications, and diseases

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Dermatomyositis Information Page
... Dermatomyositis is one of a group of acquired muscle diseases called inflammatory myopathies. The disease, which has a somewhat severe onset, affects both children and adults. Females are more often a...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Inclusion Body Myositis Information Page
... Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is an inflammatory muscle disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting. The disorder is similar to another inflammatory myopathy called polymyositis. ...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

   

Myositis Articles

  • Dermatomyositis Information Page
    ... Dermatomyositis is one of a group of acquired muscle diseases called inflammatory myopathies. The disease, which has a somewhat severe onset, affects both children and adults. Females are more often a...
  • Inclusion Body Myositis Information Page
    ... Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is an inflammatory muscle disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting. The disorder is similar to another inflammatory myopathy called polymyositis. ...
  • Polymyositis Information Page
    ... Polymyositis is an inflammatory muscle disease that causes varying degrees of decreased muscle power. The disease has a gradual onset and generally begins in the second decade of life. Polymyositis ra...