Painful inconsistency in fibromyalgia diagnoses

Uncertainty continues around fibromyalgia diagnoses with evidence of a lack of agreement between clinical diagnoses and those made on the basis of fibromyalgia criteria. A US-based study of almost 500 rheumatology patients found about 21% had a clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia and about 24% of patients satisfied the 2011 American College of Rheumatology criteria for ...

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