What is the prevalence of scleroderma in polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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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.


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