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Archivos de Medicina Interna

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VENTURA, Sabrina et al. Patients seeking care for muscle weakness. Arch. Med Int [online]. 2013, vol.35, n.1, pp.15-18. ISSN 0250-3816.

ABSTRACT: Arch Med Interna 2013 - 35(1):15-18 This report analyses a clinical case of a 48 years old woman with muscular weakness. The relevance of neurology exam to define the diagnosis is emphasized. Clinical reasoning in a patient with myopatic syndrome and its studies are schematized. Screening for occult malignancy in a patient with polymiositis and its therapy is discussed

Keywords : myopatic syndrome; inflammatory myopahty; polymyositis; occult malignancy.

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