Polymyositis / Dermatitis

Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis
[ ] Proximal muscle weakness. Muscle tenderness.
[ ] CXR
- a/w aspiration PNA, underlying cancers
[ ] EKG
- a/w dysrhythmias
[ ] CK, ESR
[ ] +/- neuro consult
[ ] admit for IVIg, w/u for underlying malignancy
[ ] high-dose steroids (Prednisone 1-2 mg/kg PO divided BID)

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