Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome Questions & Answers

Updated: Nov 14, 2018
  • Author: Eileen R Giardino, RN, MSN, PhD, ANP-BC, FNP-BC; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the pathophysiology of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What causes juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the US prevalence of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the global prevalence of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

At what age does juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) typically present?

What are the sexual predilections of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the racial predilections of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the prognosis of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is included in patient education about juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the signs and symptoms of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the Yunus and Masi diagnostic criteria for juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the focus of clinical history to evaluate juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the aggravating factors of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the alleviating factors of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is included in the physical exam to evaluate juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

DDX

How is juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) diagnosed?

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

Workup

What is included in the workup of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the role of polysomnography in the workup of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Treatment

How is juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) treated?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the role of exercise in the treatment of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What type of support should be provided to families and patients with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

What is the role of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) in the treatment of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Which palliative interventions are used in the treatment of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS)?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Miscellaneous Analgesics are used in the treatment of Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Skeletal Muscle Relaxants are used in the treatment of Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Antidepressants are used in the treatment of Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome?