Narrative review: the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia.

  title={Narrative review: the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia.},
  author={Aryeh M. Abeles and Michael H. Pillinger and Bruce M Solitar and Micha Abeles},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={146 10},
Primary fibromyalgia is a common yet poorly understood syndrome characterized by diffuse chronic pain accompanied by other somatic symptoms, including poor sleep, fatigue, and stiffness, in the absence of disease. Fibromyalgia does not have a distinct cause or pathology. Nevertheless, in the past decade, the study of chronic pain has yielded new insights into the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and related chronic pain disorders. Accruing evidence shows that patients with fibromyalgia… CONTINUE READING

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