What are the renal manifestations of polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Intrinsic renal disease is rare in patients with polymyositis. Occasionally, severe rhabdomyolysis with myoglobinuria can result in acute tubular necrosis.


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