The Inflammatory Myopathies

  • Lawrence J.┬áKagen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Lawrence J. Kagen
    Pages 1-13
  3. Ann M. Reed, Thomas A. Griffin
    Pages 29-53
  4. Lauren M. Pachman
    Pages 55-86
  5. Lawrence J. Kagen
    Pages 87-94
  6. Hans L. Carlson
    Pages 111-125
  7. Ronald S. Adler, Giovanna Garofalo
    Pages 147-164
  8. Ira N. Targoff
    Pages 165-189
  9. Galina S. Marder, Robert Greenwald
    Pages 191-206
  10. Eun Ha Kang, Yeong Wook Song
    Pages 207-221
  11. Michael Rubin, Asaf Klein
    Pages 231-251
  12. Helene Alexanderson, Ingrid E. Lundberg
    Pages 277-306
  13. Alan N. Baer, Robert L. Wortmann
    Pages 307-318
  14. Stephen J. DiMartino
    Pages 319-332
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 333-342

About this book


Representing the most up-to-date knowledge of this family of diseases, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the inflammatory myopathies, including dermatomyositis, polymyositis and inclusion body myositis. The Inflammatory Myopathies covers clinical presentation, diagnosis and classification, ongoing assessment, treatment and pathogenesis. Physical findings, laboratory studies, imaging modalities and biopsy are discussed. The role and mechanism of the inflammatory response is also explored. The Inflammatory Myopathies is the gold-standard in the field, an essential resource for rheumatologists, neurologists and all healthcare professionals who treat afflicted patients.


Auto-Immune Dermatomyosistis Inclusion Body Myositis Myositis Nerve Polymyositis Rheumatology complications imaging inflammation magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) muscle neurology

Editors and affiliations

  • Lawrence J.┬áKagen

There are no affiliations available

Bibliographic information