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Clinical aspects and management of fibromyalgia syndrome.

@article{Chong2009ClinicalAA,
  title={Clinical aspects and management of fibromyalgia syndrome.},
  author={Y. Chong and B. Ng},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={
          967-73
        }
}
  • Y. Chong, B. Ng
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic and debilitating musculoskeletal pain disorder of unknown aetiology with usual accompanying features of fatigue, sleep disturbances and stiffness. Its place in medical textbooks was controversial with rheumatologists holding the helm of its management for many years. Over the last decade, abnormalities have been identified at multiple levels in the peripheral, central, and sympathetic nervous systems as well as the hypothalomo-pituitary-adrenal axis… Expand
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