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Polymyositis is part of a group of muscle disorders called inflammatory myopathies. In polymyositis, the muscles become inflamed, leading to muscle breakdown and weakness.
What Are the Symptoms of Polymyositis?
The symptoms of polymyositis can look similar to those of other disorders, including muscular dystrophy. To get an accurate diagnosis and start treatment as soon as possible, you should consult an experienced neuromuscular doctor like those in our Neuromuscular Program.