Fibromyalgia syndrome among the elderly. Comparison with younger patients.

@article{Yunus1988FibromyalgiaSA,
  title={Fibromyalgia syndrome among the elderly. Comparison with younger patients.},
  author={Muhammad B. Yunus and Graham J. Holt and Alfonse T. Masi and Jean C. Aldag},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1988},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={
          987-95
        }
}
Thirty-one elderly fibromyalgia (EFM) patients (60 years of age and older) were studied by protocol and compared with 63 younger fibromyalgia (YFM) patients with this syndrome. Common and characteristic features of fibromyalgia among the elderly included diffuse musculoskeletal aching and stiffness at multiple sites; modulation of aches and pains by physical fatigue, poor sleep and weather factors; associated symptoms of general fatigue, poor sleep, anxiety/tension and subjective soft tissue… CONTINUE READING
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