Which connective-tissue diseases are associated with polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Polymyositis has been associated with other connective-tissue diseases, including the following:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Mixed connective-tissue disease
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Scleroderma

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