R. G. LOGAN, M.D.; J. M. BANDERA, M.D.; W. M. MIKKELSEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; I. F. DUFF, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Dermatomyositis, or polymyositis as it is probably more accurately termed, is an uncommon connective tissue disorder. Although reference is made in the English literature to about 700 cases, there have been few sizable series reported in which detailed analysis is available (1-14). Over a 17-year interval we have had the opportunity to follow a reasonably large number of patients in whom this diagnosis has been established. This study presents the clinical and laboratory features of this group of patients.
Between 1950 and 1963 at the University of Michigan Medical Center 63 patients were seen who fulfilled the criteria to
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LOGAN RG, BANDERA JM, MIKKELSEN WM, DUFF IF. Polymyositis: A Clinical Study. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:996–1007. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-5-996
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(5):996-1007.
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