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Myositis due to cholesterol emboli.
  1. R. J. Robinson,
  2. M. Pemberton,
  3. M. J. Goddard
  1. Peterborough District Hospital, Cambridgeshire, UK.


    Myositis due to spontaneous cholesterol embolization is uncommon and usually associated with cutaneous abnormalities at presentation. A case of myositis due to cholesterol emboli is reported. The patient presented with painful weak legs, and the diagnosis was confirmed by muscle biopsy.

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