Inflammatory myopathy with anti-golgi antibody and anti-SS-A/Ro antibody

Hidenori Hattori, Eiichiro Nagata, Tadayuki Ishihara, Kiyo Jinnouchi, Yoko Ogawa, Toshihiro Nagai, Shigeaki Suzuki, Toshihiko Shimizu, Junichi Hamada, Norihiro Suzuki

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We report a 74-year-old woman with anit-Golgi antibody and anti-SS-A/Ro antibody who contracted inflammatory myopahy presenting 'ALS-like' symptoms. We identified anti-Golgi antibody directly using confocal microscopy and successfully treated her with steroid. This report suggests that there is a new categorized subgroup of inflammatory myopathy with these specific antibodies and the pattern of autoantibody in these patients indicates the specific clinical course and treatment strategy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1927-1930
Number of pages4
JournalInternal Medicine
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 3


  • Anti-Golgi antibody
  • Anti-SS-A/Ro antibody
  • Inflammatory myopathy
  • Myositis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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    Hattori, H., Nagata, E., Ishihara, T., Jinnouchi, K., Ogawa, Y., Nagai, T., Suzuki, S., Shimizu, T., Hamada, J., & Suzuki, N. (2007). Inflammatory myopathy with anti-golgi antibody and anti-SS-A/Ro antibody. Internal Medicine, 46(23), 1927-1930.