Inclusion body myositis

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Inclusion body myositis

Synonyms: IBM | Sporadic inclusion body myositis | sIBM

A rare degenerative inflammatory disorder of skeletal muscles characterized by late onset weakness starting in either the quadriceps or finger flexors and slowly progressing to include other groups of limb muscles. Distinctive histopathological features include inflammatory and degenerative features.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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