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Inclusion body myositis

Disease definition

Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is a slowly progressive degenerative inflammatory disorder of skeletal muscles characterized by late onset weakness of specific muscles and distinctive histopathological features.

ORPHA:611

  • Synonym(s):
    • IBM
    • Sporadic inclusion body myositis
    • sIBM
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M60.8
  • OMIM: 147421
  • UMLS: C0238190  C0751713
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 3896
  • MedDRA: 10066407

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