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The diagnosis clusters within the TCA-responsive category were low back pain diseases and syndromes (excluding acute strains), peptic disease, fibrositis, myalgia, arthralgia, headaches, peripheral neuropathy (neuritis), rheumatoid disease, and irritable colon.
Smythe, Fibrositis Syndrome: A Historical Perspective, 19 J.
Two contributions to understanding of the "fibrositis" syndrome.
"Genitourinary manifestations of fibrositis: An increased association with the female urethral syndrome." The Journal of Rheumatology, 1990; 17:238-239.
FIBROMYALGIA syndrome (FMS) formerly known as fibrositis is a painful, debilitating condition that affects the muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Las primeras aproximaciones a esta enfermedad datan de principios del siglo veinte, designandola con el nombre de fibrositis, nominacion que se desestimo con el paso del tiempo por ser una enfermedad que no presenta inflamacion (Uceda, Gonzalez, Fernandez & Hernandez, 2000).
Each page covers one disease and includes a "pearl" (patients who wince each time they are touched during an exam likely have fibrositis) and the guide includes sections on most specialties including infectious disease, geriatric and psychiatric disorders, and poisoning.
His doctor says is there's nothing much wrong - he only has fibromyalgia - previously called fibrositis. But I want him to see a specialist privately in Harley Street.
Since William Gowers first described the condition in 1904, it has been called fibrositis, fibromyositis, myofibrositis, muscular rheumatism, tension myalgia, myalgia, rheumatic myositis, and myelogelosis.
FMS used to be called fibrositis, implying there was inflammation in the muscles, but research later proved that this inflammation did not exist.