Inflammatory myopathies associated with anti-mitochondrial antibodies

Brain, 05/21/2012

The study revealed that inflammatory myopathies associated with anti–mitochondrial antibodies were frequently found in patients with the clinical features of a chronic disease course, muscle atrophy and cardiopulmonary involvement, and the characteristic histopathological feature of granulomatous inflammation. The study suggests that inflammatory myopathies associated with anti–mitochondrial antibodies form a characteristic subgroup.

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