What are the physical findings characteristic of inclusion body myositis?

Updated: Jun 13, 2020
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Inclusion body myositis manifests as severe, proximal muscle weakness with atrophy, often with distal muscle weakness. The weakness may be asymmetrical. Deep tendon reflexes may be impaired or absent if weakness is severe.

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