Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1988 Jun;69(6):451-4
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, 61605.
Primary fibromyalgia syndrome (PFS) is a common form of nonarticular rheumatism with diffuse musculoskeletal aching and stiffness at multiple sites and tender points at characteristic locations. Nonmusculoskeletal "systemic" symptoms, eg, fatigue, poor sleep, irritable bowel symptoms, and chronic headaches, are also common. Although PFS is similar to myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) in that both conditions cause muscle pain and tenderness, important differences exist. Read More