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Old December 11th, 2007, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Frenchy View Post
What is Masticatory Myositis ? Is it as bad as it sounds ? :sad:
Simply put, it's when the immune system attacks the chewing muscles. Treatment usually consists of high doses of catabolic steroids such as Prednisone until the jaw can easily open, and then dosage is reduced, but continued.
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