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This article reviews the pathogenesis, clinical features, and management of toxic myopathy related to common medications, critical illness, and illicit substances.
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Name: Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Myopathies represent a heterogeneous group of skeletal muscle disorders characterized by morphological and functional changes in the muscle, such as replacement of muscle tissue by connective tissue, ...
This article summarizes the clinical features, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the common immune-mediated myopathies: dermatomyositis, antisynthetase syndrome, immune-mediated necrotizing myo...
This article reviews the clinical, laboratory, and histopathologic features of sporadic inclusion body myositis (IBM) and explores its pathogenic overlap with inherited myopathies that have IBM-like p...
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are rare diseases with heterogenous clinicopathological features. In recent years, new classification systems considering various combinations of clinical, se...
There is more skeletal muscle tissue in the body than any other tissue and, as it is the organ of the majority of metabolic activity, muscle defect can affect the health of the entire body. Endoplasmi...
Physical training may improve physical capacity and health parameters in various systemic autoimmune diseases, including idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Therefore, the present study wi...
As a T2T, our patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies will receive pulse therapies with methyprednisolone and/or human intravenous immunoglobulin, or only methyprednisolone at dis...
Systemic autoimmune myopathies are a heterogeneous group of rheumatic diseases with progressive skeletal muscle weakness. The relevance of the peripherical neuromuscular electrical stimula...
The aim of our study was to assess the performance of compression-strain US elastography in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies over time and to study these findings with clin...
Systemic autoimmune myopathies are a heterogeneous group of rheumatic diseases that primarily affect the skeletal muscles. The transcranial current stimulation technique has been frequent,...
A group of muscle diseases associated with abnormal mitochondria function.
The science concerned with the detection, chemical composition, and biological action of toxic substances or poisons and the treatment and prevention of toxic manifestations.
A highly toxic compound used as a gasoline additive. It causes acute toxic psychosis or chronic poisoning if inhaled or absorbed through the skin.
A heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by the early onset of hypotonia, developmental delay of motor skills, non-progressive weakness. Each of these disorders is associated with a specific histologic muscle fiber abnormality.
A heterogeneous group of inherited MYOPATHIES, characterized by wasting and weakness of the SKELETAL MUSCLE. They are categorized by the sites of MUSCLE WEAKNESS; AGE OF ONSET; and INHERITANCE PATTERNS.