Source of Pain in Fibromyalgia Identified

October 06, 2020

Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome may present with elevated intramuscular pressure, which might represent a diagnostic aid in fibromyalgia syndrome and a target for treatment to reduce muscle pressure, according to a study recently published in The Journal of Rheumatology.

Pitfalls Associated with Diagnosing Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Fibromyalgia in Young Obese Patients

July 30, 2019

Fibromyalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica are distinctly different, but in a case report described in the May 8 issue of the American Journal of Case Reports, Fawad Aslam, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and colleagues describe a confusing case of a 30-year-old woman.