What is fibromyalgia?

Updated: Feb 07, 2019
  • Author: Regina P Gilliland, MD; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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Fibromyalgia is recognized as one of many central pain-related syndromes that are common in the general population. Research advances have led to the conclusion that disturbances within the central nervous system (CNS) known as central sensitization represent the most likely source. [1]

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