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Myositis, Inclusion Body

"Myositis, Inclusion Body" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Progressive myopathies characterized by the presence of inclusion bodies on muscle biopsy. Sporadic and hereditary forms have been described. The sporadic form is an acquired, adult-onset inflammatory vacuolar myopathy affecting proximal and distal muscles. Familial forms usually begin in childhood and lack inflammatory changes. Both forms feature intracytoplasmic and intranuclear inclusions in muscle tissue. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1409-10)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myositis, Inclusion Body" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Myositis, Inclusion Body" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 64 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2009
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