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polymyositis

Saltos de línea: poly|myo|si¦tis
Pronunciación: /ˌpɒlɪmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
 
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Definición de polymyositis en inglés:

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[mass noun] Medicine
A condition marked by inflammation and degeneration of skeletal muscle throughout the body.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The differential diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica includes malignancy, acute and chronic infections, thyroid disorders, depression, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and polymyositis.
  • Other diseases related to RA that may cause pulmonary fibrosis are systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyositis and dermatomyositis, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma and others.
  • This characteristic is in contrast to many of the other inflammatory myopathic conditions, most notably polymyositis and dermatomyositis, which are typically responsive to steroids.

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