J Korean Acad Rehabil Med Search


Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2000;24(6):1229-1234.
Inclusion Body Myositis: A case report.
Oh, Hyeon Il , Yoo, Yeo Jyne , Ahn, Si Hyun , Chang, Sung Koo
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Bong Seng Hospital.
2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sung Ae Hospital.
사지 약화를 주소로 내원한 봉입체 근염 ⁣증례 보고⁣
오현일, 유여진, 안시현, 장성구1
동래봉생병원 및 1성애병원 재활의학과

In 1971 inclusion body myositis was reported by Yunis and Samaha. This disease is similar with chronic multiple myositis clinically. Pathologically, inclusion body myositis is characterized by intracytoplasmic vacuole with degenerating fibers and accompanied with inclusion body in internal nucleus and cytoplasm. Since then 240 cases of inclusion body myositis have been reported in the world including 3 cases in Korea.

A 27 years-old lady had inclusion body myositis, which show slowly progressive muscular weakness. We confirmed this with clinical symptom, muscle biopsy, and electrophysiologic study. We report the typical manifestation of inclusion body myositis in a 27 years-old lady

Key Words: Inclusion body myositis, Vacuole, Progressive muscular weakness, Muscle biopsy, Electrophysiological study


Browse all articles >

Terms of Use   |   Privacy Polity
Editorial Office
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital
101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-10-8678-2671    Fax: +82-2-6072-5244    E-mail: edit@e-arm.org; edit.karm@gmail.com
Business Registration: 110-82-07460                

Copyright © 2024 by Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Developed in M2PI

Close layer