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Understanding Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders

Don L. Goldenberg, MD

Published: May 30, 2008

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During the past 20 years, fibromyalgia has emerged as a prominent but poorly understood illness. Conservative estimates are that 3 to 6 million Americans have fibromyalgia.1 Historically, fibromyalgia has been classified as an inflammatory musculoskeletal disease, and, until1980, the condition was often termed fibrositis.

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Volume: 69

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