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The treatment of myositis is challenging forboth internists and rheumatologists and its rarity and heterogeneity add further complexity. This review from UPMCRheumatology Grand Rounds discusses both conventional and some newer agents in treating myositis.
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Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2011 Nov;37(4):607-21. Epub 2011 Oct 24.
Paraneoplastic myalgias and myositis.
Aggarwal R, Oddis CV.
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, 3601 5th Avenue, Suite 2B, 243, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Dec;50(12):2155-6. Epub 2011 May 13.
Rituximab in myositis.
Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pittsburgh, BST 727 S, 3500 Terrace street, Pittsburgh, PA 15262, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2011 Jun;13(3):182-91.
Therapeutic approaches in myositis.
Aggarwal R, Oddis CV.
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, BST S 727, 3500 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA. email@example.com
Dr. Oddis is a consultant for Questcor. Dr. Aggarwal is a consultant for Atye Pharma.
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