What is the role of histology in the workup of fibromyalgia?

Updated: Apr 23, 2020
  • Author: Chad S Boomershine, MD, PhD, CPI, CPT; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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There are no histologic abnormalities seen in fibromyalgia syndrome. Earlier belief that fibromyalgia was associated with inflammation in muscle fascia has been disproved.


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