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Images in Neurology
December 2005

Relapsing Focal Myositis: The Localization Detected by Gallium Citrate Ga 67 Scintigraphy

Arch Neurol. 2005;62(12):1930-1931. doi:10.1001/archneur.62.12.1930

Focal myositis (FM) is a rare disease characterized by focal inflammatory enlargement in a single skeletal muscle, and usually is cured without medication.1 It is important to distinguish FM from other diseases, especially localized nodular myositis, in which multiple nodular myositis could often develop into a generalized inflammatory disease, polymyositis.2