Myositis   

Questions discussed in this category



Any indications for triple therapy in the patients with subclinical ILD associated with MDA-5 dermatomyositis?

In the absence of rhabdomyolysis is there still a need to protect the kidneys when patients with inflammatory myositis have CK over 5000 or 10000?

In patients presenting with likely statin-induced myopathy versus statin-induced autoimmune necrotizing myopathy - how do you approach the decision re...

How do you counsel young adults with antibody-negative necrotizing myopathy on prognosis, risk of recurrence, and long-term monitoring/treatment?

For example, in the setting of cirrhosis incidentally found on imaging.

Specifically, how do you treat the delayed headache, not the headache that develops during the infusion where pre-hydration and slowing down the rate ...

Myositis specific antibodies and pathology results often take weeks to result.  In which cases do you start therapy before the diagnosis is solid...

E.g., inflammatory polyarthritis or inflammatory myopathy with onset within 2 weeks of documented COVID infection

Cyclophosphamide/tacrolimus and Rituximab have been used in conjunction with steroids in case series.


Papers discussed in this category


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Front Med (Lausanne), 2021 Aug 10

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Clin Rheumatol, 2019 Aug 22

Reumatologia, 2022 Feb 28

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Lancet Rheumatol, 2021 Apr 06

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Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 2015 Jan 07

J Clin Rheumatol, 2021 Sep 23

The New England journal of medicine, 2015-10-22

Rheumatol Int, 2019 Feb 18

Arthritis Rheumatol, 2017 May

Brain : a journal of neurology, 2016-05

Scand J Rheumatol, 2018 May 18

Arthritis Rheumatol, 2021 Apr 01

Current rheumatology reports, 2015-10

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Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol, 2016 Sep 07

Free Radic Biol Med,

Ann Rheum Dis, 2017 Dec

Rheumatology (Oxford, England), 2017-06-01

Autoimmun Rev, 2012 Jul 05

J Immunol Methods, 2016 Feb 18