Which specialist consultations are beneficial in the treatment of polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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A neurologist or rheumatologist is the primary consultant. Consultation may also be required with the following specialists:

  • Pulmonary specialists

  • Cardiologists

  • Physical therapists

  • Speech therapists (for swallowing evaluation)


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