How is malignancy assessed in the evaluation of polymyositis?

Updated: Jan 05, 2021
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Perform age-appropriate evaluation for malignancy. Testing for associated malignancy is based on age and sex and can be performed using imaging techniques such as chest radiography, computed tomography (CT) scanning, mammography, pelvic ultrasonography, upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, and magnetic resonance imaging.

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