Inclusion body myositis

What is Inclusion body myositis?

It is a disease where there is deposition of abnormal misfolded protein molecules due to overloading of MHC molecules which carry antigen of these proteins. The common symptoms include general weakness in muscle most commonly in quadriceps and muscles of fingers.

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My mom has inclusion body myositis and is 81 years old - she has had the disease for approximately 20 years+ . . .she has been experiencing bouts...

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It is hard to predict her clinical picture. Usually it depends on her heart situation and her treating doctor knows better.


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My current biggest problem is dizziness. I have inclusion body myositis (yea, I missed that lecture too),an inflammatory myopathy. Dizziness is not...

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so you are a patient of inclusion body myositis ...must be above 60 or chair bounded
cause of dizziness in your case are tapering of...

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Iam a 56 yr old female physician and a specialist
I have noticed distal muscle weakness of all the 20 fingers as well as wrist joints
Slowly this...

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