ⓘ Inflammatory myopathy

                                     

ⓘ Inflammatory myopathy

Inflammatory myopathy is disease featuring weakness and inflammation of muscles and muscle pain. The cause of much inflammatory myopathy is unknown, and such cases are classified according to their symptoms and signs and electromyography, MRI and laboratory findings. It can also be associated with underlying cancer. The main classes of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy are polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion-body myositis.