Other conditions with symptoms similar to fibromyalgia

Many conditions are reported either to be associated with fibromyalgia or to share similar symptoms. Because there are so many other conditions with similar symptoms, diagnosing fibromyalgia can be difficult.1 Some of these disorders include:


  1. Winfield JB (2007). Fibromyalgia. In DC Dale, DD Federman, eds., ACP Medicine, section 15, chap. 13. New York: WebMD.

Last Updated: October 21, 2009

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Richa Dhawan, MD - Rheumatology

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