We report a case of a patient who presented with symptoms of acute debilitating proximal muscle weakness, which mimicked acute polymyositis, accompanied by a hypopigmented papular rash. The histology of the skin and muscle demonstrated sarcoidosis. A review of the literature of acute sarcoid myositis and the various other myopathies of sarcoidosis is presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy