FIBROMYALGIA: A COMPLEX PAIN PROBLEM
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Anwar, F. (2013). FIBROMYALGIA: A COMPLEX PAIN PROBLEM. KHYBER MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, 5(1), 40-44. Retrieved from https://www.kmuj.kmu.edu.pk/article/view/10812

Abstract

ABSTRACTFibromyalgia is derived from Greek words, “fibro” meaning fibrous tissue, “myo” meaning muscle and “algos” meaning pain. It is characterized by widespread constant musculoskeletal pain and allodynia (heightened painful response to pressure on various body parts). Other associated symptoms include extreme fatigue, sleep disturbances, joint stiffness, bladder and bowel problems, swallowingproblems, sensory and cognitive abnormalities. The article gives a review of the latest literature in the management of fibromyalgia.

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