medical Definition of polymyositis
- Dermatomyositis affects both children and adults, and females more often than males, whereas polymyositis is seen after the second decade of life and very rarely in childhood.
- —Marinos C. Dalakas, The New England Journal of Medicine, 21 Nov. 1991
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