[Pathogenesis of primary inflammatory myopathies].
COMMON ELEMENTS: Primary inflammatory myopathies consist of dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis (PM) and inclusion body myositis (IBM). They have certain characteristics in common: progressive muscle weakness and mononuclear inflammatory infiltrates in the muscle. DIFFERENT MECHANISMS: They may be distinguished by their histological features which also reflect their different underlying pathogeneses. The mechanism of DM would be complement-mediated microangiopathy, the inflammatory infiltrate ...Expand abstract
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