Juvenile Fibromyalgia: A Primary Pain, or Pain Processing, Disorder

Seminars in Pediatric Neurology

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This is a review of the relevant literature about Juvenile Fibromyalgia and includes details of both what the condition is and the various treatments for it.  The authors explain how the pain processing system works and that Juvenile Fibromyalgia is a disorder of the pain processing system.  They also discuss the diagnosis criteria for Juvenile Fibromyalgia and which conditions are associated with it.  Finally there is a list of different medications that may be used to treat the various symptoms of Juvenile Fibromyalgia with details of how the medications are used and possible side effects.

Published by: Elsevier.

Read the whole article here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1071909116300286?showall%3Dtrue%26via%3Dihub

Juvenile Fibromyalgia: A Primary Pain, or Pain Processing, Disorder, Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, Volume 23, Issue 3, August 2016, Pages 231-241, Lawrence Zemel, Peter R. Blier