Autoimmune myopathies

Using a case of Statin-triggered necrotizing myositis we approach the classical autoimmune myopathies from the point of view of an ambulatory care workup.

References:

  • Mammen. Autoimmune myopathies: autoantibodies, phenotypes and pathogenesis. Nature reviews nephrology 2011 – available via Medscape’s Neurology CME section
  • The autoimmune myopathies chapter of the Handbook of Neurology Vol 86
  • The chapter “Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies” of Pourmand’s book on Immune-mediated neuromuscular disorders
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