Inflammatory myopathy has been associated with systemic inflammatory processes, endocrinopathies, malignancies and infections. Drug induced myopathies have been implicated with the use of several medications. We report a case of biopsy proven myositis whose symptoms began within 10 days of receiving leuprolide acetate therapy for prostate cancer. Drug withdrawal and brief steroid therapy resulted in clinical remission within two months of diagnosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy