Table 2

Correlations between serum levels of resistin and disease activity in patients with inflammatory myopathies.

IIM

Myositis

DM

Parameter

Correlation

all

Jo-1 +

Jo-1-

pure

overlap


MYOACT

r

0.382

0.789

0.283

0.866

0.387

0.667

p

0.026

0.007

0.181

0.33

0.125

0.001

MMT8

r

-0.055

-0.179

0.002

-0.400

0.020

-0.439

p

0.765

0.632

0.993

0.750

0.944

0.134

Myoglobin

r

0.233

0.650

0.114

0.200

0.079

0.791

p

0.159

0.067

0.490

0.917

0.794

0.0003

CK

r

0.145

0.417

0.122

0.200

-0.110

0.739

p

0.385

0.270

0.528

0.917

0.663

0.001

CRP

r

0.328

0.717

0.14

-0.800

0.511

0.447

p

0.044

0.037

0.469

0.333

0.030

0.067


Abbreviations: CK, creatine kinase; CRP, C-reactive protein; DM, dermatomyositis; IIM, inflammatory myopathies; Jo-1, anti-Jo-1 antibody; MYOACT, disease activity assessment visual analogue scales

Filková et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R111   doi:10.1186/ar3836

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