polymyositis


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polymyositis

(ˌpɒlɪˌmaɪəˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) med a disorder characterized by the inflammation of multiple muscles
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Noun1.polymyositis - myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling; progression and severity vary among individuals
myositis - inflammation of muscle tissue
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pol·y·my·o·si·tis

n. polimiositis. V.: dermatomyositis

polymyositis

n polimiositis f
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Marie, a former factory worker, was first diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and polymyositis in 2006 after the miscarriage of her first child.
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In comparison, the CVD cases showed a wide range of myeloid proliferation with all subgroups except polymyositis including cases with myeloid hyperplasia.
Polymyositis symptoms include muscle weakness, leading to difficulty raising the arms or getting up from a sitting or squatting position, painful, swollen joints, fatigue, difficulty swallowing if the muscles of the throat are affected, and shortness of breath if heart or chest muscles are involved.
7) years] had a previous diagnosis of polymyositis, which was based on muscle biopsies and/or serum aldolase activities.
Arterial hypertension in connective tissue disorder, polymyositis, arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and the up-to-date rheumatism medicines are also topics to be discussed during the conference.
One thing that sticks in my mind is some type of polymyositis.
Research on other chronic autoimmune diseases including lupus erythematosus, dermato-myositis, polymyositis, and vasculitis has shown geographic associations with higher latitudes (Gatenby et al.
latrogenic KS can develop after corticosteroid or immunosuppressive drug therapy due to systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, polymyalgia rheumatica and Behcet's disease, generally with ocular involvement.