Polymyositis Presenting with Distal and Asymmetrical Weakness

Mecheri B. Sundaram, Edward M. Ashenhurst
1981 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
SUMMARY:A 52 year old female with polymyositis presenting with distal and asymmetrical weakness is presented. Similar reported cases are reviewed. These patients respond favorably to steroids. Increased awareness of this unusual distal polymyositis should avoid delay in diagnosis.
doi:10.1017/s0317167100043067 fatcat:egv23gz27zbnvervpns6nux5de