Statin-induced autoimmune necrotizing myositis-A single-center case series highlighting this potentially life-threatening but treatable condition.

Jasim, Muhamad, Sapkota, Hem, Timmons, Margaret, Manfredonia, Francesco, Pohl, Ute and Barkham, Nick (2020) Statin-induced autoimmune necrotizing myositis-A single-center case series highlighting this potentially life-threatening but treatable condition. Clinical case reports, 8 (12). pp. 3374-3378. ISSN 2050-0904. This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c by using their UHB Athens login IDs.

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Abstract

Statin-induced autoimmune necrotizing myositis is a rare but important cause muscle weakness. Withdrawal of the statin and steroid treatment alone may be insufficient treatment for SIANM. Targeted immunosuppression may be needed and can be effective.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c by using their UHB Athens login IDs.
Subjects: QY Clinical pathology
Divisions: Clinical Support > Pathology
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Depositing User: Mrs Noomi Tyholdt-Pidgley
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2021 09:02
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2021 09:02
URI: http://www.repository.uhblibrary.co.uk/id/eprint/3970

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