Lack of association of fibromyalgia with hepatitis C virus infection.

  title={Lack of association of fibromyalgia with hepatitis C virus infection.},
  author={Javier Narv{\'a}ez and Joan Miquel Nolla and Jos{\'e} Antonio Valverde-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={32 6},
OBJECTIVE An association between chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and fibromyalgia (FM) remains controversial, mainly because previous studies were based on prevalent case series or comparisons with less than optimal control groups. We investigated whether there might be an association between chronic HCV infection and FM. METHODS We prospectively investigated the prevalence of HCV infection in a series of 115 patients with FM and compared it with the prevalence in the general… CONTINUE READING


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