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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2004;2(1):73-77.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2004.2.1.73    Published online June 30, 2004.
류마티스 관절염과 다발성 근염의 중복 증후군 1예
임형우1, 신지남2, 강현욱3, 김진석4
1제주대학교 의과대학
2제주대학교 의과대학 재활의학과교실
3제주대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
4제주대학교 의과대학 내과학교실
A Case of Overlap Syndrome with Rheumatoid arthritis and Polymyositis
Hyung Woo Lim1, Ji-Nam Shin2, Hyun Wook Kang3, Jinseok Kim4
1Departments of Medicine, College of Medicine, Cheju National University, Jeju 690-756, Korea
2Departments of Physical Medicine & rhehabilitation, College of Medicine, Cheju National University, Jeju 690-756, Korea
3Departments of Patholog, College of Medicine, Cheju National University, Jeju 690-756, Korea
4Departments of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Cheju National University, Jeju 690-756, Korea
Correspondence:  Jinseok Kim, Email: slera@cheju.ac.kr
Abstract
Overlap syndrome is a combination of major features of more than one rheumatic disease present in the same patient such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis (SSc), and polymyositis. Polymyositis and RA are independent rheumatic diseases that may have a variety of overlapping clinical, radiological, and pathological manifestations according to different accepted criteria. Overlap syndrome with RA and polymyositis is rarely reported worldwide. We reported a rare case of overlap syndrome RA and polymyositis with relevant literatures.
Key Words: rheumatoid arthritis, polymyositis, overlap syndrome
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