Definition of fibromyalgia in English:

fibromyalgia

Line breaks: fibro|myal¦gia
Pronunciation: /ˌfʌɪbrəʊmʌɪˈaldʒɪə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A rheumatic condition characterized by muscular or musculoskeletal pain with stiffness and localized tenderness at specific points on the body.
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    • The definitive differentiation between myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia is made by physical examination.
    • There may even be groups for specific types of chronic pain, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or irritable bowel syndrome.
    • It can be used for a variety of conditions like migraine headaches or fibromyalgia, even cancer pain or inflammatory bowel disease.

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