Department of Rheumatology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, United States

Keywords: Myositis, polymyositis, rhabdomyolysis, Sjögren’s syndrome


Rhabdomyolysis is a serious and potentially life-threatening syndrome due to rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle fibers. Acquired and genetic causes should be investigated when patients present with rhabdomyolysis. In this article, we report a patient of polymyositis associated with Sjögren’s syndrome, inducing rhabdomyolysis.

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