alexa Treatment Approaches of Juvenile Fibromyalgia Syndrome
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Rheumatology: Current Research
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Treatment Approaches of Juvenile Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Emre Özgür Bulduk* and Burcu Biral

Department of Pediatrics, Gazi University Hospital, Besevler/Ankara, Turkey

*Corresponding Author:
Emre Özgür Bulduk
Freelance Physiologist
8. Cadde Tusso Bloklari M2 Daire 4 Emek/Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 0532 478 17 62
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: May 25, 2015; Accepted Date: June 2, 2015; Published Date: June 25, 2015

Citation: Bulduk EO, Biral B (2015) Treatment Approaches of Juvenile Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Rheumatology (Sunnyvale) 5:152. doi: 10.4172/2161-1149.1000152

Copyright: © 2015 Bulduk EO, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome (JFMS) is an idiopathic long-term health condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents. The syndrome is associated with additional symptoms including multiple tender points, fatigue, non-restorative sleep, joint stiffness, headaches, cognitive dysfunction, anxiety and irritable bowel. Children and adolescents with JFMS suffer for months before the diagnosis is determined. There are various pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments approaches for JFMS. Restoration of function, relief of pain and increasing the quality of the life are the the goals of the these treatment approaches. This brief review discusses the pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment approaches of JFMS.

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