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What type of disease is polymyositis? Autoimmune?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes it is autoimmune

Autoimmune it is.
Drugs to treat it affect the immune system, and dampen an inappropriate immune response to your muscle.

In brief: Yes it is autoimmune

Autoimmune it is.
Drugs to treat it affect the immune system, and dampen an inappropriate immune response to your muscle.
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