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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: polymyositis and dermatomyositis

Alan J. Hakim, Gavin P.R. Clunie and Inam Haq

in Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199587186
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729874 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199587186.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: polymyositis and dermatomyositis

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Epidemiology and diagnosis - Clinical features of polymyositis and dermatomyositis - Investigation of polymyositis and dermatomyositis - Autoantibodies in myositis - Treatment of polymyositis and dermatomyositis - Inclusion-body myositis - Polymyositis and dermatomyositis in children

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Subjects: Rheumatology

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