What is included in long-term monitoring of polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Frequently check laboratory tests, including CK, and document muscle strength evaluation results. Check patient's weight during each visit. Routine age-appropriate cancer screening is recommended. Arrange outpatient physical therapy.


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