Myositis is a general term for inflamation of the muscles. Myositis can take several forms, usually develops slowly over time and can range in severity from mild to debilitating. Myositis may be associated with inflammation in other organs, including the joints, heart, lungs, intestines and skin. Both children and adults can get it.

Cause of myositis:                   

  • trauma
  • infection
  • strain
  • autoimmune disease – it is not known what triggers the immune system’s attack –