Cognitive impairment in patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome as assessed by the Mini-Mental State Examination

@inproceedings{RodrguezAndreu2009CognitiveII,
  title={Cognitive impairment in patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome as assessed by the Mini-Mental State Examination},
  author={Jose Rodr{\'i}guez-Andreu and Rosario Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez-Bosch and Amparo Portero-V{\'a}zquez and Xavier Masram{\'o}n and Javier Rejas and Rafael Mar{\'i}n G{\'a}lvez},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the frequency of cognitive impairment in patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) using the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE). METHODS We analyzed baseline data from all 46 patients with FMS and 92 age- and sex-matched controls per diagnosis of neuropathic (NeP) or mixed pain (MP) selected from a larger prospective study. RESULTS FMS had a slight but statistically significant lower score in the adjusted MMSE score (26.9; 95% CI 26.7-27.1) than either NeP… CONTINUE READING
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