Small nerve fiber involvement in patients referred for fibromyalgia.

INTRODUCTION Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic syndrome characterized by widespread pain often accompanied by other symptoms suggestive of neuropathic pain. We evaluated patients for small fiber neuropathy (SFN) who were referred for fibromyalgia (FM). METHODS We studied 20 consecutive subjects with primary FM. Patients underwent neurological examination… CONTINUE READING