Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are a heterogeneous group of autoimmune disorders characterized by proximal muscle weakness and elevated creatine kinase (CK) levels [1]. It has been proposed that patients with specific serum autoantibodies exhibit characteristic clinical features and can be regarded as distinct clinical subsets [2]. Recent studies have found that the prevalence of anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMAs) in IIMs varied markedly from 0. 6% to 19.5% and these AMA-positive IIM patients generally showed several unique characteristics [3-7].

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