Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy: A Rare Subset of Inflammatory Myopathy

MICR-60
Shiva Malaty, Paramvir Sidhu and Jennifer Eschbacher
 
Abstract
 
A 19-year-old Hispanic male with past medical history of hypothyroidism presented for progressive muscle weakness. This muscle weakness was present throughout the entire body including upper and lower extremities. Upon further evaluation was found to have antibody positive for anti-HMG CoA reductase antibody along with muscle biopsy patient showing active necrotizing myopathy, consistent with diagnosis of necrotizing autoimmune myopathy.

Published on: January 18, 2021
doi: 10.17756/micr.2021-060
Citation: Malaty S, Sidhu P, Eschbacher J. 2021. Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy: A Rare Subset of Inflammatory Myopathy. J Med Imaging Case Rep 5(1): 1-2.

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