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Selected Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Jeffrey G. Jones

Abstract

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common musculoskeletal syndrome characterized by generalized pain, fatigue, and a number of associated symptoms. The condition has formerly been called fibrositis and psychogenic rheumatism. The condition is confusing in that there is considerable overlap between FM symptoms and those of other conditions such as myofascial pain syndrome, temporomandibular joint syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Keywords

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Trigger Point Giant Cell Tumor Tender Point Osteoid Osteoma 
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