Vol. 49 No. (1) 82-90 (2022): SARS-Cov-2 Infection and severe proximal myopathy secondary to dermatomyositis and overlap systemic sclerosis: A Case Report from Zambia

Myositis has been reported to be
associated or triggered by viruses. Genetic and
environmental factors are documented risk for
myopathies. Viruses have also been shown to
modify the clinical course of auto-immune diseases.
We therefore report a case of SARS-Cov-2 infection
in a 26-year-old female black Zambian patient with
proximal myopathy.

Published: 19-05-2023

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