A diagnostic algorithm for distinguishing the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome from fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain.


OBJECTIVE To develop a diagnostic algorithm for the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS) that complements the existing case definition. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study using data on 59 clinical and laboratory variables from a consecutive referral cohort of 91 patients with EMS meeting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention case… (More)