Statin-Associated Autoimmune Myopathy.

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Statin-Associated Autoimmune Myopathy.

N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 18;374(7):664-669

Authors: Mammen AL

Statins are widely used and lower the risk of death from cardiovascular causes. In a fraction of patients, an autoimmune myopathy may develop, characterized by the development of autoantibodies to the target enzyme, HMG-CoA reductase.

PMID: 26886523 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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