Muscle biopsy findings in primary fibromyalgia and other forms of nonarticular rheumatism.

@article{Yunus1989MuscleBF,
  title={Muscle biopsy findings in primary fibromyalgia and other forms of nonarticular rheumatism.},
  author={Muhammad B. Yunus and Uma P. Kalyan-Raman},
  journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={115-34}
}
Virtually all the reports on muscle biopsy in chronic muscle pain conditions, except those of primary fibromyalgia syndrome (PFS) published recently, have inadequate methodologic information, particularly on definition of cases, and lack controlled materials, so that no firm conclusions may be made. A limited number of controlled studies of muscle biopsy in PFS suggest that results are negative by usual light microscopic, histochemical, and electron microscope examinations. The findings of… CONTINUE READING

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