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Myositis Overview
Myositis is the medical term for muscle inflammation. In myositis, inflammation damages the fibers of a muscle.
Tendonitis
Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. When tendons become inflamed, irritated or suffer microscopic tears, the condition is called tendonitis.
Scleroderma
Scleroderma is a poorly understood illness that causes widespread hardening of the skin, especially on the hands and face. It also can damage the lungs, heart, kidneys, digestive tract, muscles and joints.
Bursitis
Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, a saclike membrane near a joint.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a combination of numbness, tingling, pain and weakness in the hand caused by compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel.
Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis -- a disorder associated with a variety of symptoms -- occurs in up to 65 per 100,000 persons, yet the cause is unknown.


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