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Cytokine profiles in polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM) complicated by rapidly progressive or chronic interstitial lung disease (ILD).

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 10:01 AM

Cytokine profiles in polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM) complicated by rapidly progressive or chronic interstitial lung disease (ILD).

 

The presence of anti-NXP2 autoantibodies substantially increases the risk of calcinosis across all ages and is associated with disease severity. PubMed, Rheumatology (Oxford), 2014 Jul 1. (Also see: Dermatomyositis Symptoms and Calcinosis)

 

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