Polymyositis: its presentation, morbidity and mortality

R. DeVere, Walter G Bradley

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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
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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