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2022 Nov 17

Semin Arthritis Rheum


The concomitant diagnosis of fibromyalgia and connective tissue disorders: A systematic review.


Alsiri N, Alhadhoud M, Alkatefi T, Palmer S
Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2022 Nov 17; 58:152127.
PMID: 36462303.


Anecdotally, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and connective tissue disorders (hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS), Hypermobility Spectrum disorders (HSD) and Generalized Joint Hypermobility (GJH)) manifest overlap in their diagnostic approach and symptomatic features. Understanding this overlap is important for accurate diagnosis and the success of subsequent management. This study therefore aimed to identify the prevalence of concomitant diagnosis of FMS and hEDS/HSD/GJH in adults and their shared symptomatic manifestations using a systematic review.