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Does anyone know what polymyositis is?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes it is autoimmune

An autoimmune inflammatory condition of muscle, treated with meds to correct this hyperimmune response to muscle.
We do not know the cause.

In brief: Yes it is autoimmune

An autoimmune inflammatory condition of muscle, treated with meds to correct this hyperimmune response to muscle.
We do not know the cause.
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