Which studies may be clinically appropriate in the evaluation of polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Depending on the clinical presentation, other studies that may be appropriate include the following:

  • Pulmonary function tests and diffusion capacity for evaluation of interstitial lung disease
  • Electrocardiogram, echocardiogram
  • Swallowing study

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