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Definition: Inflammation of the muscles or associated tissues, such as the blood vessels that supply the muscles

Pronunciation: pol″e-mi″o-si´tis

Body System: Muscular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: polymyositis

M33.20 Polymyositis, organ involvement unspecified
M33.21 Polymyositis with respiratory involvement
M33.22 Polymyositis with myopathy
M33.29 Polymyositis with other organ involvement
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