Case Report

Inclusion Body Myositis Associated with Celiac Sprue and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Authors: Sandra F. Williams, MD, Betty A. Mincey, MD, Kenneth T. Calamia, MD


We report an unusual case of a 51-year-old woman with inclusion body myositis associated with celiac sprue and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. We propose that the presence of all three disorders together suggests that they may share an interrelated immune mechanism.

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