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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus & Biopsy-Proven Myositis | Clinical & Lab Features

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) for evidence of concurrent myositis.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

imaging studies, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis, disease progression, complication detection, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

M60, M32

Description:

Some patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may develop biopsy-proven myositis. These patients tend to share a number of clinical and laboratory findings.

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