Polymyositis as a cause of total gut failure
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Colleges, School and Institutes
BACKGROUND: Gastrointestinal manifestations are seen in systemic sclerosis and mixed connective tissue disorders but are rare in pure polymyositis. CASE REPORT: A 44 year old woman with polymyositis who developed total gut failure requiring treatment with total parenteral nutrition is described. RESULTS: The patient's polymyositis is now fully controlled biochemically, but her gastrointestinal symptoms persist.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2002|