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Effects of corticosteroids and immunosuppressors on idiopathic inflammatory myopathy related myocarditis evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging
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    Myocarditis in poly- /dermatomyositis on cardiac MRI before and after treatment

    Dear Editor,

    With interest we read the article by Allanore et al. on three patients with polymyositis (PM) and one with dermatomyositis (DM) in whom myocarditis was diagnosed and the therapeutic effect of immunosuppressants monitored by contrast enhanced cardiac MRI (cMRI) [1]. The report raises the following questions and concerns: Cardiac involvement in DM/PM has been repeatedly described and usually remains asy...

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