Delayed-onset Necrotizing Myositis following COVID-19 Infection
  • Sravani Lokineni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY, USA
  • Mahta Mortezavi
    Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY, USA

Keywords

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, necrotizing autoimmune myositis

Abstract

As the numbers of cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, the heterogeneity of its clinical manifestation continues to increase. Here, we describe a case of delayed-onset, biopsy-proven necrotizing myositis following infection with SARS-CoV-2.

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    Published: 2021-04-20
    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 4 (view)


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    Lokineni S, Mortezavi M. Delayed-onset Necrotizing Myositis following COVID-19 Infection. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002461.