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Developments in the scientific and clinical understanding of inflammatory myopathies

Overview of attention for article published in Arthritis Research & Therapy, January 2008
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (82nd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (68th percentile)

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Title
Developments in the scientific and clinical understanding of inflammatory myopathies
Published in
Arthritis Research & Therapy, January 2008
DOI 10.1186/ar2501
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Authors

Ingrid E Lundberg, Cecilia Grundtman

Abstract

The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are chronic autoimmune disorders sharing the clinical symptom of muscle weakness and, in typical cases, inflammatory cell infiltrates in muscle tissue. During the last decade, novel information has accumulated supporting a role of both the innate and adaptive immune systems in myositis and suggesting that different molecular pathways predominate in different subsets of myositis. The type I interferon activity is one such novel pathway identified in some subsets of myositis. Furthermore, nonimmunological pathways have been identified, suggesting that factors other than direct T cell-mediated muscle fibre necrosis could have a role in the development of muscle weakness.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 25 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 4%
India 1 4%
Unknown 23 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 24%
Professor 4 16%
Student > Postgraduate 3 12%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 8%
Other 5 20%
Unknown 3 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 76%
Physics and Astronomy 2 8%
Social Sciences 1 4%
Unknown 3 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 October 2008.
All research outputs
#2,161,210
of 12,451,992 outputs
Outputs from Arthritis Research & Therapy
#630
of 1,983 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,090,799
of 11,882,122 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Arthritis Research & Therapy
#630
of 2,042 outputs
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