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EULAR evidence-based recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia syndrome
Objective: To develop evidence-based recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia syndrome. Methods: A multidisciplinary task force was formed representing 11 European countries. The design ofExpand
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EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia
Objective The original European League Against Rheumatism recommendations for managing fibromyalgia assessed evidence up to 2005. The paucity of studies meant that most recommendations were ‘expertExpand
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Validation of an Italian version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ-I).
OBJECTIVE To validate a translated Italian version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ). METHODS The Italian version of the FIQ was administered to 50 patients affected by fibromyalgiaExpand
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From endothelial dysfunction to atherosclerosis.
It has recently emerged that endothelial dysfunction is an early step in the development of atherosclerosis and is mainly characterised by a reduction in the bioavailability of nitric oxide. All ofExpand
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The Prevalence of Fibromyalgia in the General Population: A Comparison of the American College of Rheumatology 1990, 2010, and Modified 2010 Classification Criteria
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 1990 fibromyalgia classification criteria are based on the presence of widespread pain and tenderness. In 2010, new criteria were proposed that focused moreExpand
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Abnormalities of cardiovascular neural control and reduced orthostatic tolerance in patients with primary fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVE Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain. Symptoms of orthostatic intolerance may also be present, suggesting underlying abnormalities ofExpand
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Cyclic alternating pattern: a new marker of sleep alteration in patients with fibromyalgia?
OBJECTIVE In the dynamic organization of sleep, cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) expresses a condition of instability of the level of vigilance that manifests the brain's fatigue in preserving andExpand
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Primary and secondary autoimmune neutropenia
Antineutrophil antibodies are well recognized causes of neutropenia, producing both quantitative and qualitative defects in neutrophils and increased risk for infection. In primary autoimmuneExpand
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New developments in our understanding of DISH (diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis)
Purpose of reviewDiffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) or Forestier’s disease is a common disorder among older adults. The diagnosis is based solely on radiographic abnormalities definedExpand
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Osteoarthritis: an overview of the disease and its treatment strategies.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is currently defined by the American College of Rheumatology as a "heterogeneous group of conditions that leads to joint symptoms and signs which are associated with defectiveExpand
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