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Polymyositis

Disease definition

A rare idiopathic inflammatory myopathy characterized by symmetric proximal muscle weakness and elevated muscle enzymes.

ORPHA:732

  • Synonym(s):
    • PM
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: M33.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0085655
  • MeSH: D017285
  • GARD: 7425
  • MedDRA: 10036102

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