Definition of myositis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation and degeneration of muscle tissue.
- Imagine if people taking the pill have higher rates of hepatitis, bleeding ulcers, myositis (muscle inflammation), bradycardia, and acute renal failure all at the same time.
- Progressive pulmonary fibrosis occurs in 10 percent of patients and, along with myositis of the respiratory muscles, may lead to hypoxemia.
- A possible related injury is a torn brachialis muscle with associated myositis.
Definition of myositis in:
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