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Disease Fibromyalgia

Name Fibromyalgia
Synonyms Diffuse Myofascial Pain Syndrome | Fibromyalgia Fibromyositis Syndrome | Fibromyalgia-Fibromyositis Syndrome | Fibromyalgia-Fibromyositis Syndromes | Fibromyalgia, Primary | Fibromyalgias | Fibromyalgia, Secondary | Fibromyalgias, Primary | Fibromyalgias, Secondary | Fibromyositis Fibromyalgia Syndrome | Fibromyositis-Fibromyalgia Syndrome | Fibromyositis-Fibromyalgia Syndromes | Fibrositides | Fibrositis | Muscular Rheumatism | Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Diffuse | Primary Fibromyalgia | Primary Fibromyalgias | Rheumatism, Muscular | Secondary Fibromyalgia | Secondary Fibromyalgias | Syndrome, Fibromyalgia-Fibromyositis | Syndrome, Fibromyositis-Fibromyalgia | Syndromes, Fibromyalgia-Fibromyositis | Syndromes, Fibromyositis-Fibromyalgia
Definition A common nonarticular rheumatic syndrome characterized by myalgia and multiple points of focal muscle tenderness to palpation (trigger points). Muscle pain is typically aggravated by inactivity or exposure to cold. This condition is often associated with general symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, fatigue, stiffness, HEADACHES, and occasionally DEPRESSION. There is significant overlap between fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome (FATIGUE SYNDROME, CHRONIC). Fibromyalgia may arise as a primary or secondary disease process. It is most frequent in females aged 20 to 50 years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1494-95)
Categories Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D005356
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Fibromyalgia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fibromyalgia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Fibromyalgia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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