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A Radiologist Comments on Heterotopic Ossification by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 12:00am I recently posted a note about what I thought was an obscure pathological process -- heterotopic ossification, also known as myositis ossificans (see: Heterotopic Ossification, a Common Pathophysiologic Process ). The lesion turns out to be not so uncommon, at least for radiologists. A reader, who is also a radiologist, Dr. Brian Sab ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: idiopathic inflammatory myopathy by Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 3:14pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions What is idiopathic inflammatory myopathy? Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy is a group of disorders characterized by in ... Read on »
The Magic Bullet for those with Limb Girdle Myositis by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:10pm Limb Girdle Myositis is found mostly in people over the age of 20 and seems to affect more women than men. Muscle weakness usually happens over days, weeks or months. The weakness begins with skeletal muscles closest to and within the trunk of the body. Neck, hip, back and shoulder muscles are examples. Some patients also have weakness in mus ... Read on »
Juvenile Myositis (JM) Could be Caused by Vaccines by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 7:29am Juvenile Myositis (JM), including Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM), Amyopathic Dermatomyositis (AMD) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM), is an autoimmune disease affecting approximately 5,000 children in the United States. Weak muscles and skin rash are the primary symptoms of JDM, while muscle weakness without a rash is the primary symptom of JPM ... Read on »
Inflammatory myositis in systemic sclerosis: a South Australian perspective by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By LU, T. Y.-T. and ROBERTS-THOMSON, P. J. Abstract: Background:? Muscle atrophy and weakness occurs commonly in patients with systemic sclerosis, especially late in the course of the disease. However, profound proximal muscle weakness secondary to myositis is an infrequent finding. Aim:? To determine the frequency and disease ... Read on »
Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Sun 05 May 0009 12:00am Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD << MORE >> Read on »
Inflammation and Muscle by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 5:10pm I have written a couple previous posts about inflammation and muscle.  I wrote how subjects with the lowest intial levels of inflammation gained the most muscle here .  I wrote about how adding weightlifting to low-level inflammation may not be a good idea here . Now a new study test these ideas.  It's a rat study, but it's a start.  The ... Read on »
Green tea and tai chi improve bone health, inflammation, muscle strength by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Apr 2011 12:00am Does tea impart honest-to-goodness health benefits? In other words, is the persistence of tea in the human diet coincident with enhanced quality (or quantity) of life? Dr. Chwan-Li (Leslie) Shen, an associate professor and a researcher at t ... Read on »
Today's GMA Report on Supplements by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 2:17pm Did you see today's GMA report on supplements? I was expecting a well-researched, well presented segment, as ABC usually does (at the very least) a satisfactory job on reporting events and stories. That said, they missed the mark today. There's probably a link to the report on their site, if you're so inclined. Here's the letter I wrote an ... Read on »
Specific Signs of Systemic Disease - Skin Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By Robin Kumar Lim The diseases discussed in this chapter are, for the most part, uncommon diseases. They are listed here because the cutaneous manifestations are distinctive enough to be of diagnostic help or because the cutaneous involvement is an important contribution to the morbidity of the disease. Dermatomyositis Patients w ... Read on »