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polymyositis

Systemic, noninfectious, possibly immune-mediated, inflammatory muscle disorder.  It may be acute or chronic and progressive.  Clinical signs include depression, lethargy, weakness, weight loss, lameness, myalgia, and muscle atrophy.

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Related Words

acute ; atrophy ; chronic ; immune-mediated disease ; infection ; inflammation ; myalgia