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Focal myositis

Disease definition

Focal myositis is a rare inflammatory myopathy characterized by a localized swelling of skeletal muscle that is usually located in the lower extremities.

ORPHA:48918

  • Synonym(s):
    • Focal nodular myositis
    • Inflammatory pseudotumor of skeletal muscle
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M60.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0751357
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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