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Amyloid-PET: a new tool for diagnosing IBM?

Inclusion body myositis (IBM) and polymyositis can normally be distinguished on the basis of clinical features. However, patients with an atypical disease presentation, particularly those with early-stage disease, can be challenging to diagnose. Can imaging with amyloid-PET help distinguish these two diseases?

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Pinal-Fernandez, I., Mammen, A.L. Amyloid-PET: a new tool for diagnosing IBM?. Nat Rev Rheumatol 15, 321–322 (2019).

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