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Myeloid related protein induces muscle derived inflammatory mediators in juvenile dermatomyositis

Kiran Nistala1, Hemlata Varsani1, Helmut Wittkowski3, Thomas Vogl2, Petra Krol4, Vanita Shah1, Kamel Mamchaoui5, Paul A Brogan1, Johannes Roth2 and Lucy R Wedderburn1*

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1 Rheumatology Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK

2 Institute of Immunology and Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Research IZKF, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany

3 Department of General Pediatrics, University Children’s Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany

4 Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague, Ke Karlovu 2, 12000 Prague 2, Czech Republic

5 Thérapie des maladies du muscle strié, Institut de Myologie, UM76, UPMC Université Paris 6/U974 - Inserm/UMR7215 – CNRS, 47, bld de l’hôpital - G.H. Pitié-Salpétrière - Bâtiment Babinski, 75651 Paris, cedex 13, France

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013, 15:R131  doi:10.1186/ar4311

Published: 23 September 2013

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