inclusion body myositis


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inclusion body myositis

a slowly progressive inflammatory myopathy with a male predominance and preferential weakness onset in the quadriceps muscles, finger flexors, or pharyngeal muscles. Inflammatory infiltrate can be observed, with a predominance of CD8+ T cells.

inclusion body myositis

A type of idiopathic myositis that is not autoimmune and does not respond to immunosuppressive therapy, a clinical diagnosis of exclusion, confirmed by typical histologic features Clinical Slowly progressive disease of middle-aged ♂, beginning in legs, causing atrophy and weakness of quadriceps, sparing facial and oropharyngeal muscles EMG Abnormal electrical 'irritation', slowing of nerve conduction and ↑ wave amplitude
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Arimoclomol, the company's lead candidate, is in clinical development for four orphan diseases: Niemann-Pick disease Type C, Gaucher disease, sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Kimura, "Inclusion body myositis: expression of extracellular signal-regulated kinase and its substrate," Neurology, vol.
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(6) Conversely, CK is often normal or only mildly elevated in inclusion body myositis. Up to 80% of patients with autoimmune myopathy will have antinuclear antibodies.
Sporadic inclusion body myositis: variability in prevalence and phenotype and influence of the MHC.
Hilton-Jones, "Clinical assessment determines the diagnosis of inclusion body myositis independently of pathological features," Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, vol.
BOSTON -- Failure to respond to standard immunosuppressant therapy may be the first sign that a patient's apparent polymyositis actually is inclusion body myositis, according to Dr.
Inclusion Body Myositis causes a gradual deterioration of muscle strength and can affect most limb muscles.
Diseases affecting muscles include polymyositis, dermatomyositis and inclusion body myositis. The main symptom is muscle weakness in the upper arms, upper legs and neck, muscle pain, fatigue, joint pain and swelling, rashes over the face and knuckles, fevers, swallowing difficulty and shortness of breath.
They are contrasted with other types of inflammatory myopathies, including inclusion body myositis and myositis caused by infection or drug reactions.
Orphazyme is testing arimoclomol in four indications including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Niemann-Pick disease Type C, Gaucher disease and sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis.