Miositis

Definición

Es una inflamación o hinchazón de los músculos, por lo general causada por lesión, infección, medicamentos  o un trastorno autoinmunitario.

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Nombres alternativos

Miítis

Referencias

Miller FW. Polymyositis and dermatomyositis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 277.

Revision

Last reviewed 4/18/2013 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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