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Definition of «Myositis»


Myositis: Inflammation of muscle tissue. There are many causes of myositis, including injury, medications, and diseases.

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  • Myositis: MedlinePlus

    Myositis is inflammation of your skeletal muscles, which are also called the voluntary muscles. These are the muscles you consciously control that help you move your ...

  • myositis: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( mī ' ə-sī ' tĭs ) n. Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness ...

  • myositis - definition of myositis in the Medical dictionary ...

    Myositis Definition. Myositis is a rare disease in which the muscle fibers and skin are inflamed and damaged, resulting in muscle weakness. There are several types of ...

  • Myositis - Your Orthopaedic Connection - AAOS

    Myositis (my-OH-sigh-tiss) is a rare disease in which the immune system chronically inflames the body's own healthy muscle tissue. Persistent inflammation progressively ...

  • TMA - About Myositis

    What is myositis? Myositis is the general term for swelling of the muscles. Injury, infection, certain medicines and even exercise can cause muscle swelling.