New insights into the genetics of fibromyalgia

  title={New insights into the genetics of fibromyalgia},
  author={Dong Jin Park and Shin Seok Lee},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
Although debate on the concept of fibromyalgia (FM) has been vigorous ever since the classification criteria were first published, FM is now better understood and has become recognized as a disorder. Recently, FM has come to be considered a major health problem, affecting 1% to 5% of the general population. As familial aggregations have been observed among some FM patients, genetic research on FM is logical. In fact, genome-wide association studies and linkage analysis, and studies on candidate… CONTINUE READING
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