Incidence and prevalence of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies in South Australia: a 30-year epidemiologic study of histology-proven cases

International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 04/27/2012

In South Australia (SA) there is an increasing incidence of inclusion body myositis (IBM) and the prevalence is one of the highest reported to date. This may reflect an increase in the number of biopsies performed, improved histological techniques or a genuine increase in incidence.

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