Polymyositis: Its presentation, morbidity and mortality

R. Devere, W. 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)637-666
Number of pages30
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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