Lupus with myositis in an adult Indian male


  • Shubhank Narula Department of Family Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Atul Kakar Department of Internal Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Tanvi Batra Department of Internal Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India



Lupus, Myositis, Muscle involvement


Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory disease that involves various organs and has a vast spectrum of multi system involvement. SLE is an autoimmune illness which is rarely found in males but when present holds a poor prognosis with a predisposition to develop various manifestations. This case involves a 50-year-old male who developed myositis as a complication of lupus despite adequate immunosuppressive therapy.



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