Amyloid PET may help facilitate diagnosis of inclusion body myositis

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"Amyloid PET imaging may help to accurately identify inclusion body myositis and distinguish it from polymyositis, which could potentially avoid misdiagnosis and unnecessary immunosuppressive medication, according to findings from a small prospective cohort study."

Period27 Feb 2019

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  • TitleAmyloid PET may help facilitate diagnosis of inclusion body myositis
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMD Edge, Rheumatology News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/02/19
    DescriptionAmyloid PET imaging may help to accurately identify inclusion body myositis and distinguish it from polymyositis, which could potentially avoid misdiagnosis and unnecessary immunosuppressive medication, according to findings from a small prospective cohort study.
    Producer/AuthorJeff Craven
    URLhttps://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/195270/lupus-connective-tissue-diseases/amyloid-pet-may-help-facilitate
    PersonsJames Lilleker