Myopathies, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics


  • Robert Wortmann, MD, Dartmouth Medical College

This issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics provides important updates in myopathies.  The following essential topics are covered: clinical features, pathophysiology, and treatment of polymyositis and dermatomyositis; inclusion body myositis; metabolic myopathies; drug-induced myopathies; muscular dystrophies and neurologic diseases; laboratory testing and imaging; electrophysiological studies; metabolic and genetic testing; and pathology.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0503-0