Polymyositis: its presentation, morbidity and mortality

R. DeVere, Walter G Bradley

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Abstract

The present report analyses prognostic factors in 118 patients in whom criteria for the diagnosis of polymyositis are clearly defined. A relatively favourable prognosis, both for death and disability, has been demonstrated and factors of prognostic significance identified. Treatment is discussed, mean follow up 6 yr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)637-666
Number of pages30
JournalBrain
Volume98
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

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Polymyositis : its presentation, morbidity and mortality. / DeVere, R.; Bradley, Walter G.

In: Brain, Vol. 98, No. 4, 01.12.1975, p. 637-666.

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DeVere, R & Bradley, WG 1975, 'Polymyositis: its presentation, morbidity and mortality', Brain, vol. 98, no. 4, pp. 637-666.
DeVere, R. ; Bradley, Walter G. / Polymyositis : its presentation, morbidity and mortality. In: Brain. 1975 ; Vol. 98, No. 4. pp. 637-666.
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