Summary of Polymyositis
Flashcards on Polymyositis
Polymyositis is an inflammatory myopathy that (does/does not) involve the skin.
Questions on Polymyositis
A 50-year-old woman comes to the office with the complaint of pain and stiffness in her shoulders. She also reports fatigue and weight loss. Physical examination shows 3/5 muscle strength in the proximal upper extremities bilaterally and 4/5 throughout the lower extremities bilaterally. She states that she can no longer climb the stairs at home. Which of the following laboratory findings do you expect be associated with this patient’s condition?