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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
myositis +     
Antisynthetase Syndrome 
Familial Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy  
fibromyalgia +   
granulomatous myositis 
inclusion body myositis +   
Progressive myopathies characterized by the presence of inclusion bodies on muscle biopsy. Sporadic and hereditary forms have been described. The sporadic form is an acquired, adult-onset inflammatory vacuolar myopathy affecting proximal and distal muscles. Familial forms usually begin in childhood and lack inflammatory changes. Both forms feature intracytoplasmic and intranuclear inclusions in muscle tissue. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1409-10)
Macrophagic Myofasciitis 
myositis fibrosa 
myositis ossificans  
Orbital Myositis 
Polymyositis +   
tendinitis +   

Exact Synonyms: HIBM ;   Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathy ;   IBM ;   IBM-3 ;   Inclusion Body Myopathy, Sporadic ;   Inclusion Body Myositides ;   Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis ;   inclusion body myopathy 3
Primary IDs: MESH:D018979
Alternate IDs: OMIM:147421 ;   RDO:0001540
Xrefs: NCI:C84786 ;   ORDO:611
Definition Sources: MESH:D018979,,,,,

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