Etiopathogenetic mechanisms of fibromyalgia syndrome

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  • M. Cazzola
  • D. Buskila
  • M. Spath
  • M.A. Giamberardino
  • P. Sarzi-Puttini
  • G. Arioli
  • A. Alciati
  • G. Leardini
  • R. Gorla
  • M. Marsico
  • F. Ceccherelli
  • L. Bazzichi
  • R. Carignola
  • R.H. Gracely
  • F. Salaffi
  • L. Altomonte
  • F. Atzeni

Abstract

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common chronic condition of widespread pain with causal mechanisms that are largely unknown. It is characterized by moderate to severe musculoskel - etal pain and allodynia, but its pathogenesis appears confined to the nociceptive structures of the central nervous system. From a pathogenetic point of view, indeed, no clear muscle pathology has been demonstrated in FMS (1, 2), while increasing evidence suggests a disturbance in pain perception that is genetically conditioned. In our review we will consider five “keypoints” that we think determine the origin and maintenance of the pain syndrome that we define as fibromyalgia...

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Stisi, S., Cazzola, M., Buskila, D., Spath, M., Giamberardino, M., Sarzi-Puttini, P., Arioli, G., Alciati, A., Leardini, G., Gorla, R., Marsico, M., Ceccherelli, F., Bazzichi, L., Carignola, R., Gracely, R., Salaffi, F., Altomonte, L., & Atzeni, F. (1). Etiopathogenetic mechanisms of fibromyalgia syndrome. Reumatismo, 60(s1), 25-35. https://doi.org/10.4081/reumatismo.2008.1s.25

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