fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by chronic widespread pain together with multiple muscular tender points or associated fatigue, sleep disturbance, cognitive dysfunction in the absence of a well-defined underlying organic disease. Majority of patients present with both tender points and associated symptoms (1,2).
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- (2) Bellato E et al. Fibromyalgia syndrome: etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment. Pain Res Treat. 2012;2012:426130.
Last reviewed 04/2021