What are the systemic symptoms of polymyositis?

Updated: Jun 13, 2020
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Polymyositis is a systemic disease. Symptoms may include the following:

  • Morning stiffness
  • Fatigue
  • Anorexia
  • Fever (associated with antisynthetase antibodies such as anti-Jo-1)
  • Weight loss

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