Fibromyalgia vs. Polymyalgia

fibromyalgia
chronic musculoskeletal pain w/ tender pts, no articular pathology

sleep problems
possible etiology for fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia (i)
tender pts are associated w/ this problem

tender points
exaggerated pain in specific spots

no
does fibromyalgia involve muscle weakness?

fibromyalgia (ii)
chronic pain, specific tender pts, normal labs

exercise
this is very important in relieving mechanical stress associated w/ fibromyalgia

antidepressants
these psych meds can help w/ fibromyalgia

no (i)
should steroids be used to tx fibromyalgia?

polymyalgia
inflammatory condition of proximal muscles w/ no muscle weakness

PM (polymyositis)
inflammatory condition of the proximal muscles w/ muscle weakness

increase (>50)
this happens to ESR levels in polymyalgia

old
polymyalgia: young onset or old onset?

steroids
what is the drug of choice to tx polymyalgia?

no (ii)
do NSAIDs help tx polymyalgia?

normal
what are the muscle enzyme levels in polymyalgia?

high
what are the muscle enzyme levels in polymyositis?

young
fibromyalgia: young onset or old onset?

polymyalgia (i)
which is more associated with stiffness: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

fibromyalgia (iii)
which is more associated w/ sleep problem: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

fibromyalgia (iv)
which is more associated w/ tender pts: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

fibromyalgia (v)
which is helped w/ antidepressants: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

polymyalgia (iii)
which is helped w/ steroids: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

fibromyalgia (vi)
in which are steroids contraindicated: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

fibromyalgia (vii)
in which is MTX contraindicated: fibromyalgia or polymyalgia?

Giant Cell arteritis
what vasculitis is associated w/ polymyalgia rheumatica?

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*Fibromyalgia* – Generally, what is this? – Associated problems – Suspected etiology – Associated Triggers (3) *Generally*, a chronic but *not progressive* condition characterized by widespread pain and tenderness (*joints are spared*) Associated with *fatigue and sleep problems* *Etiology*: cause …

Pain, stiffness, & exhaustion What are the general clinical manifestations of fibromyalgia? General aches & pains; articular pains with possible joint tenderness; subjective feeling of swelling (worse in the morning); stiffness lasting 1 hour in morning; muscle weakness w/out atrophy …

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Fibromyalgia Disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues -Cause: no conclusive cause (theories: genetic predisposition, traumatic life event, traumatic injury, serious illness/infection) Symptoms of fibromyalgia -chronic and widespread pain and stiffness -constant deep …

What is fibromyalgia? heterogenous pn syndrome with unknown etiology What are the 3 diagnostic criteria of FM? -pn bilaterally – pn above and below the waist – at least 11 TENDER points WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON …

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