What is the prevalence of scleroderma in polymyositis?

Updated: Jun 13, 2020
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print

About 25% of patients with scleroderma have myositis; this phenomenon has been associated with anti-PM/Scl (anti-PM-1) antibody. In Japan, anti-Ku antibody has been described with this condition.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!