Hypothyroidism with presenting symptoms of fibrositis.

@article{Wilke1981HypothyroidismWP,
  title={Hypothyroidism with presenting symptoms of fibrositis.},
  author={William Samuel Wilke and Leslie R. Sheeler and W S Makarowski},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1981},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={626-31}
}
Eight patients who initially presented with signs and symptoms of the fibrositis syndrome, without overt hypothyroid disease, were found to have chemical evidence of hypothyroidism. Myalgic symptoms resolved in 6 of 8 patients treated with low dose thyroid replacement. In addition, another hypothesis of pathophysiology of the myalgic symptoms observed in patients with hypothyroidism related to sleep disturbance is offered. 

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