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Fibromyalgi

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Definisjon:
Tilstand med diffust utbredt smerte samt en rekke uspesifikke symptomer med varighet i minst 3 måneder
Forekomst:
Prevalens varierer fra 0.4 til 8.8 prosent. Flest kvinner
Symptomer:
Tilstanden gir smerter i muskulatur, ledd og skjelett. Ledsagende symptomer omfatter ofte unormal tretthet, dårlig søvnkvalitet, lett kognitiv dysfunksjon
Funn:
Det typiske er beskrivelse av muskelsmerter fra store deler av kroppen. 
Diagnostikk:
Diagnosen stilles på bakgrunn av smertebeskrivelse og alvorlighetsgrad av symptomene. Supplerende prøver eller bildediagnostiske undersøkelser kan være aktuelt for å utelukke differensialdiagnoser
Behandling:
Ingen kjent kurativ behandling. Multimodal tilnærming med individuelt tilpasset fysisk aktivitet/trening, stressmestring og eventuelt tilpasset medikamentell behandling
  • Nasjonal kompetansetjeneste for sammensatte symptomlidelser - nettside 
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  • Ingard Løge, spesialist allmennmedisin, redaktør NEL

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Dr. med Karin Øien Forseth, Overlege ved Revmatologisk seksjon, Rikshospitalet, OUS
  • Magne Rø, overlege Fysikalsk medisinsk avdeling, St. Olavs Hospital og førsteamanuensis, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Trondheim