Statin-Induced Autoimmune Necrotizing Myopathy

Statin therapy is a widely prescribed medication class for hypercholesterolemia. In statin-induced autoimmune myopathy, genetically predisposed and at-risk patients can develop antibodies against hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase (HMGCR), the key enzyme in the production of cholesterol. As a re...

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Main Authors: Sahani Jayatilaka, Kunal Desai, Swarup Rijal, Debra Zimmerman
Format: Article
Published: SAGE Publishing 2021-07-01
Series:Journal of Primary Care & Community Health
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