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 CASE REPORTS
Year : 2000  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 282--4

Clinical, pathological and magnetic resonance imaging features of focal myositis : report of three cases.


Departments of Neurology, Pathology, Radiology and Imagiology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 500082, India., India

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Departments of Neurology, Pathology, Radiology and Imagiology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 500082, India.
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Focal myositis is a rare idiopathic form of inflammatory myositis involving a single muscle. The presentation is often as a soft tissue pseudotumour. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a useful noninvasive imaging modality to demonstrate focal nature of the lesion. We describe three patients presenting as pseudotumour of the lower leg. MRI showed hyperintense signals in the involved muscle.






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