Myositis Markers

Myositis‐specific autoantibodies: an important tool to support diagnosis of myositis

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The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are characterized by muscle weakness, skin disease and internal organ involvement. Autoimmunity is known to have a role in…
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Patients with dermatomyositis, anti-NXP-2 antibodies have severe phenotype

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Patients with dermatomyositis and anti-NXP-2 antibodies had a severe systemic phenotype,…
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Wen-Chen Liang, Akinori Uruha, Shigeaki Suzuki, Nobuyuki Murakami, Eri Takeshita, Wan-Zi Chen, Yuh-Jyh Jong, Yukari Endo, Hirofumi Komaki, Tatsuya Fujii, Yutaka Kawano, Madoka Mori-Yoshimura, Yasushi Oya, Jianying Xi, Wenhua Zhu, Chongbo Zhao, Yurika Watanabe, Keisuke Ikemoto, Atsuko Nishikawa, Kohe...
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Anti-HMGCR antibodies, which are associated with necrotizing myopathy, are not unique to statin users.

The condition can present in childhood, mimicking muscular dystrophy. Myositis autoantibodies are key to help make the distinction.


New histopathologic marker may aid dermatomyositis diagnosis

The detection of sarcoplasmic myxovirus resistance A expression in immunohistochemical analysis of muscle biopsy in patients suspected…
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