Immunologic profile of patients with fibromyalgia.

  title={Immunologic profile of patients with fibromyalgia.},
  author={P. Andi Smart and G W Waylonis and Kevin V. Hackshaw},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  volume={76 3},
Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by generalized myalgias, arthralgias widespread tender points in discreet areas on examination. It is frequently accompanied by fatigue, stiffness, and a nonrestorative sleep pattern. These patients generally have a normal blood count and chemistry profile. There is a subset of people with fibromyalgia (FM) who test positive for the antinuclear antibody (ANA) and have constitutional symptoms that resemble those of patients with early… CONTINUE READING


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