Juvenile polymyositis

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Juvenile polymyositis

Synonyms: Juvenile PM

A rare type of juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) characterized by an onset before 18 years of age of chronic skeletal muscle inflammation manifesting as progressive proximal and distal muscle weakness and atrophy.

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