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Polymyositis is rarely seen in persons under age 18; most cases are in adults between the ages of 31 and 60. It is twice as common in women as in men.
A rare condition that causes inflammation causing muscle weakness on both sides of the body is known as polymyositis. The condition can make various movements like climbing stairs etc. troublesome.
The standard treatment for polymyositis is a corticosteroid drug given either in pill form or intravenously. Some other forms of treatment include taking a high-protein diet and exercising.