Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Anti JO-1 antibodies

A Case of Idiopathic Inflammatory Polymyositis – a rare phenomenon

Dr G S Sanjay Surya Dr Priya Venugopalan Dr Gowtham Hanumanram Dr Kannan Rajendran Dr Gowrishankar A

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 2412-2415

Idiopathic inflammatory polymyositis is a disorder characterised by progressive muscle weakness, extra muscular manifestations , elevated serum levels of muscle enzymes , Electromyographic (EMG) abnormalities, inflammatory infiltrates in muscle biopsy . Extra muscular involvement such as pulmonary , cardiac and gastrointestinal involvement is correlated with increased mortality and morbidity in patients. Here we report a case of idiopathic inflammatory polymyositis.