by Badash M

Screening for Fibromyalgia

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

Screening Guidelines

There are no specific screening guidelines or tests for fibromyalgia.

References

Fibromyalgia. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116339/Fibromyalgia. Updated September 18, 2016. Accessed October 4, 2016.

Revision Information

Health Library Search

Only show results from the selected categories.











Nocturnal leg cramps are sudden contractions of the lower leg and foot muscles. They often awaken you from sleep. The calf muscles are most often involved....

Both chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are poorly understood by the medical community, so how are you supposed to understand them? Here's some informa...

von Willebrand disease (vWD) is a genetic blood disorder. It decreases the amount or the effectiveness of von Willebrand factor. This factor is a sticky protein. It helps...

The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) is where the bones of the spine connect to the pelvis. There is one joint on the right side and one on the left. These joints are held tog...

6 Treatments for Fibromyalgia condition indepth
8 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia condition indepth
10 Risk Factors for Fibromyalgia condition indepth
14 Medications for Fibromyalgia condition indepth
17 Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia condition indepth
18 Fibromyalgia condition

Fibromyalgia is a complex, chronic, and disabling disorder. It causes widespread pain. It also causes poor sleep and fatigue....