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Chronic focal polymyositis in the adult
  1. N E Bharucha,
  2. J A Morgan-Hughes
  1. Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London

    Abstract

    Four patients with chronic focal polymyositis are described. Treatment with steroids appeared to halt clinical progression. The clinical features in all four cases were so strikingly similar as to constitute a syndrome which can be mistaken for muscular dystrophy or spinal muscular atrophy unless investigated fully.

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