Inflammatory myopathies

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The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are a group of immune-mediated disorders characterized by progressive muscle weakness and inflammatory infiltrates (T-cells and macrophages) within the skeletal muscle. They also may occur in association with a systemic connective tissue disease or other .... . © 2007

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Bockman, C. S., & Eckerson, J. (2007). Inflammatory myopathies. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-7). Elsevier Inc..