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Diagnostic Tests for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia includes:

  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR) list of tender point sites

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Fibromyalgia:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Fibromyalgia:

Fibromyalgia Research Challenges and Opportunities: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose because many of the symptoms mimic those of other diseases. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed criteria for fibromyalgia that physicians can use in diagnosing the disease. According to ACR criteria, a person is considered to have fibromyalgia if he or she has widespread pain for at least 3 months in combination with tenderness in at least 11 of 18 specific tender point sites. (Source: excerpt from Fibromyalgia Research Challenges and Opportunities: NIAMS)

Fibromyalgia: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose because many of the symptoms mimic those of other diseases. The physician makes a diagnosis of fibromyalgia based on a history of chronic widespread pain that persists for more than 3 months. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgiAccording to ACR criteria, a person is considered to have fibromyalgia if he or she has widespread pain in combination with tenderness in at least 11 of 18 specific tender point sites. (Source: excerpt from Fibromyalgia: NWHIC)

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to diagnosis of Fibromyalgia:

 

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