The Role and Importance of Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia Pain.

  title={The Role and Importance of Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia Pain.},
  author={Xavier J Caro and Earl F Winter},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  volume={19 12},
Serious investigators of fibromyalgia (FM) realize the profound implications of finding features of small fiber neuropathy (SFN) in this disorder. For the first time, an easily reproducible and generally agreed upon, peripheral tissue lesion has been reported from multiple investigative centers. Understanding how this discovery relates to other features of FM, and how one might utilize it to better comprehend, and care for, afflicted patients' painful complaints remains a challenge, however. In… CONTINUE READING
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