OVERLAP / DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND CFS / ME

1977

Does allergy play a role in fibrositis? Koenig WC, Powers JJ, Johnson EW. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1977:58(2):80-3

1984

Meniere's disease and fibrositis syndrome (psychogenic rheumatism). Relationship in audiometric and nystagmographic results. Hadj-Djilani A, Gerster JC. Acta Otolaryngol Suppl (Stockh) 1984:406:67-71

Primary fibromyalgia syndrome: current concepts. Yunus MB. Compr Ther 1984:10(8); 21-8

Hearing and vestibular abnormalities in primary fibrositis syndrome. Gerster JC, Hadj­Djilani A. J Rheumatol 1984:11(5):678-80

1986

"Fibrositis" syndrome. Rice JR. Med Clin North Am 1986:70(2):455-68

Current issues concerning management of the fibrositis/fibromyalgia syndrome. Bennett RM. Am J Med 1986:81(3A):15-18

The clinical syndrome of fibrositis. Wolfe F. Am J Med 1986:81(3A):7-14

Histocompatability antigens in the fibrositis (fibromyalgia) syndrome. Burda CD, Cox FR, Osbourne P. Clin Exp Rheumatol 1986:4(4):355-8

1987

The "Chronic, Active Epstein-Barr Virus Infection" Syndrome and Primary Fibromyalgia. D Buchwald, DL Goldenberg et al. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1987:30:10:1132-1136

Eye motility dysfunction in chronic primary fibromyalgia with dysesthesia. Rosenhall U, Johannson G, Orndahl G. Scand Rehabil Med 1987:19(4):139-45

1988

Fibromyalgia and Other Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: Is There Evidence for Chronic Viral Disease? DL Goldenberg. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 1988:18:2:111­120

Fibrositis (fibromyalgia). A common non-entity? Hart FD. Drugs 1988:35(3): 320-7

Research in fibromyalgia: past, present and future. Goldenberg DL. J Rheumatol 1988:15(6): 992-6

Symptoms mimicking neurologic disorders in fibromyalgia syndrome. Simms RW, Goldenberg DL. J Rheumatol 1988:15(8):1271-3

1989

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Definition, Current Studies and Lessons for Fibromyalgia Research. AL Komaroff, D Goldenberg. J Rheumatol 1989:16 (Suppl 19):23-7

Confounding Features of the Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Current Perspective of Differential Diagnosis. RM Bennett. J Rheumatol 1989:16(Suppl 19):58-61

Fibromyalgia and its Relation to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Viral Illness and Immune Abnormalities. DL Goldenberg. J Rheumatol 1989:16(Suppl 19):91-93

Evaluation and differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Approach to diagnosis and management. Hench PK Rheum Dis Clin North Am 1989:15(1):19-29

New concepts in primary fibrositis syndrome. Caro XJ. Compr Ther 1989:15(5):14-22 Primary fibromyalgia syndrome: a critical evaluation of recent criteria developments. Yunus MB. Z Rheumatol 1989:48(5):217-22

Dyspnoea in chronic primary fibromyalgia. Caidahl K, Lurie M et al. J Intern Med 1989: 226(4): 265-70

Chronic coxsackie B infection mimicking primary fibromyalgia. Nash P, Chard M, Hazelman B. J Rheumatol 1989:16(11):1506-8

1990

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Pathogenesis and Treatment. First International Conference: Los Angeles, California, February 16-18, 1990. Conference Agenda. The CFIDS Chronicle Summer / Fall 1989:62-63

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. PA Reilly, GE Littlejohn. Current Opinion in Rheumatology 1990:2:282-290

High Frequency of Fibromyalgia in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Seen in a Primary Care Practice. DL Goldenberg, RW Simms et al. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1990:33:3:381-387

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: Are they the same? DL Goldenberg. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine May 1990:19-28

Respiratory function in chronic primary fibromyalgia. Lurie M, Caidahl K et al. Scand J Rehabil Med 1990:22(3):151-5

Clinical experiences with post-traumatic fibromyalgia syndrome. Romano TJ. W V Med J 1990:86(5):198-202

Fibromyalgia syndrome. Johnson JL, Collo MB et al. J Am Acad Nurse Pract 1990:2(2):47-53

Screening for autoantibodies in patients with primary fibromyalgia syndrome and a matched control group. Jacobsen S, Hoyer-Madsen M et al. APMIS 1990:98(7):655-8

1991

Primary fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome. AJ Wysenbeek, Y Shapira, L Leibovici. Rheumatol Int 1991:10:227-229

Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and myofascial pain syndrome. DL Goldenberg. Current Opinion in Rheumatology 1991:3:247-258

Symptoms of Raynaud's syndrome in patients with fibromyalgia. A study utilizing the Nielsen test, digital photoplethysmography, and measurements of platelet alpha 2­adrenergic receptors. Bennett RM, Clark SR et al. Arthritis Rheum 1991: 34(3):264-9

Fibromyalgia -- a clinical entity? Henriksson KG, Bengtsson A. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 1991:69(5): 672-7

Primary fibromyalgia and the irritable bowel syndrome: different expressions of a common pathogenetic process. Veale D, Kavanagh G et al. Br J Rheumatol 1991: 30(3):220-2

1992

Second World Congress on Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia. Consensus Document on Fibromyalgia. Consensus Conference - The Copenhagen Declaration -­ published by the Fibromyalgia Association UK 1992.

A Description of Patients who Present with a Presumed Diagnosis of ME/ CFS. B Chabursky, B Hyde, A Jain. In: The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Ed: BM Hyde pub The Nightingale Research Foundation, Ottawa, Canada 1992

The fibromyalgia syndrome. Ng SC. Singapore Med J 1992:33(3):294-5

Reactive fibromyalgia syndrome. Greenfield S, Fitzcharles MA, Esdaile JM. Arthritis Rheum 1992:35(6):678-81

Living with fibromyalgia. Consequences for everyday life. Henriksson C, Gundmark I, Bengtsson A. Clin J Pain 1992:8(2):138-44

Cardiovascular functional disorder in primary fibromyalgia: a non-invasive study in 17 young men. Visuri T, Lindholm H et al. Arthritis Care Res 1992:5(4):210-5

Fibromyalgia syndrome. New associations. Waylonis GIN, Heck W. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 1992:71(6): 343-8

1993

Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and myofascial pain syndrome. DL Goldenberg. Current Opinion in Rheumatology 1993:5:199-208

Fibromyalgia and quality of life: a comparative analysis. Burckhardt CS, Clark SR, Bennett RM. J Rheumatol 1993:20(3):475-9

Altered reactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in the primary fibromyalgia syndrome. Griep EN, Boersma JW, de Kloet ER. J Rheumatol 1993:20(3):469-74

Litigation, sleep, symptoms and disabilities in post accident pain. Moldofsky H, Wong MT, Lue FA. J Rheumatol 1993:2-(11):1935-40

Chronic fatigue in historical perspective. Shorter E. Ciba Found Symp 1993:173:6-16:discussion 16-22

1994

Comparison of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. D Buchwald, D Garrity. Arch Intern Med 1994:154: 2049-2053

Longterm effects of fibromyalgia on everyday life. A study of 56 patients. Henriksson CM. Scand J Rheumatol 1994:23(1):36-41

Chronic fatigue syndrome and a disorder resembling Sjogren's syndrome: preliminary report. Calabrese LH, Davis ME, Wilke WS. Clin Infect Dis 1994 Jan.18 Suppl 1: S28­31

Extracervical symptoms after whiplash trauma. Magnusson T. Cephalalgia 1994:14(3):223-7

Capillary permeability in fibromyalgia. Grassi W, Core P et al. J Rheumatol 1994: 21(7):1328-31

Cold-induced vasospasm in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic low back pain in comparison to healthy subjects. Lapossy E, Gasser P et al. Clin Rheumatol 1994:13(3):442­5

Lymphocyte subpopulations in patients with primary fibromyalgia. Hernanz W, Valenzuela A et al. J Rheumatol 1994:21(11):2122-4

Post-traumatic fibromyalgia. A long-term follow up. Waylonis GW, Perkins RH. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 1994: 73(6):403-12

1995

High Incidence of Antibodies to 5-Hydroxytryptamine, Gangliosides and Phospholipids in Patients with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Their Relatives: Evidence for a Clinical Entity of Both Disorders. R Klein, PA Berg. Eur J Med Res 1995/96:1:21-26

Sleep, neuroimmune and neuroendocrine functions in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. H Moldofsky. Advances in Neuroimmunology 1995:5:39-56

Fibromyalgia. A neuro-immuno-endocrinologic syndrome? Olin R. Lakartidningen 1995:92(8):755-8, 761-3

Prevalence and treatment outcome of primary and secondary fibromyalgia in patients with spinal pain. Borenstein D. Spine 1995:20(7):797-800

The prevalence of rheumatologic disorders in patients with chest pain and angiographically normal coronary arteries. Mukerji B, Mukerji V et al. Angiology 1995:46(5):425-30

1996

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Similarities and Differences. D Buchwald. Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America 1996:22:2:219-243

Understanding Post-Traumatic Fibromyalgia. MJ Pellegrino. Anadem Publishing 1996

The lymphocyte phenotype in patients with primary fibromyalgia. Samborski W, Lacki JK, Wiktorowicz KE. Ups J Med Sci 1996:101(3):251-6

Becoming familiar with fibromyalgia. Cunningham ME. Orthop Nurs 1996:15(2):33-6

Bowel dysfunction and irritable bowel syndrome in fibromyalgia patients. Sivri A, Cindas A et al. Clin Rheumatol 1996:15(3):283-6

The three-way interactions between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal and gonadal axes and the immune system. Torpy DJ, Chrousos GP. Baillieres Clin Rheumatol 1996:10(2):181-98

Fibromyalgia syndrome: overnight falls in arterial oxygen saturation. Alvarez Lario B, Alonso Valdivielso JL et al. Am J Med 1996:101(1):54-60

Chronic fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia. Disability and health­care use. Bombardier CH, Buchwald D. Med Care 1996:34(9):924-30

Otoneurologic and audiologic findings in fibromyalgia. Rosenhall U, Johansson G, Orndahl G. Scand J Rehabil Med 1996:28(4):225-32

1997

Primary fibromyalgia and allergy. Tuncer T, Butun B et al. Clin Rheumatol 1997:16(1):9-12

The relationship between fibromyalgia and interstitial cystitis. Clauw DJ, Schmidt M et al. J Psychiatr Res 1997:31(1):125-31

Profile of patients with chemical injury and sensitivity. Ziem G, McTamney J. Environ Health Perspect 1997:105(Suppl 2):417-36

Increased rates of fibromyalgia following cervical spine injury. A controlled study of 161 cases of traumatic injury. Buskila D, Neumann L. Arthritis Rheum 1997:40(3):446-52

Dermal IgG deposits and increase of mast cells in patients with fibromyalgiarelevant findings or epiphenomena? Enestrom S, Bengtsson A, Frodin T. Scand J Rheumatol 1997:26(4):308-13

The relationship between fibromyalgia and the multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome. Slotkoff AT, Radulovic DA, Clauw DJ. Scand J Rheumatol 1997:26(5):364-7

Interstitial cystitis: unexplained associations with other chronic disease and pain syndromes. Alagiri M, Chottiner S et al. Urology 1997:49 (5A Suppl):52-7

Immunologic profile of patients with fibromyalgia. Smart PA, Waylonis GW, Hackshaw KV. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 1997: 76(3):231-4

A prospective, longitudinal, multicenter study of service utilization and costs in fibromyalgia. Wolfe F, Anderson J et al. Arthritis Rheum 1997:40(9):1560-70

An investigation of sympathetic hypersensitivity in chronic fatigue syndrome. Sendrowski DP, Buker EA, Gee SS. Optom Vis Sci 1997:74(8):660-3

Glucocorticoid receptors, fibromyalgia and low back pain. Lentjes EG, Griep EN et al. Psychoneuroendocrinology 1997:22(8):603-14

Increased Concentrations of Homocysteine in the Cerebrospinal Fluid in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. B Regland, M Andersson et al. Scand J Rheumatol 1997:26:301-7

Chronic Pain and Fatigue Syndromes: Overlapping Clinical and Neuroendocrine Features and Potential Pathogenic Mechanisms. DJ Clauw, GP Chrousos. Neuroimmunomodulation 1997:4:134-153

Somatomedin C (Insulin Like Growth Factor I) Levels in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. AL Bennett, DM Mayes et al. J. Psychiat Res 1997:31:1: 91-96

1998

Working Capacity Measured By Bicycle Testing in CFS and Fibromyalgia Patients. P de Becker, K de Meirleir et al. Fourth International AACFS Research & Clinical Conference on CFIDS, Mass. October 1998

Clinical diagnosis found in patients with Raynaud's phenomemon: a multicentre study. Grassi W, De Angelis R et al. Rheumatol Int 1998:18(1):17-20

Dyspnoea resulting from fibromyalgia. Weiss DJ, Kreck T, Albert RK. Chest 1998:113(1):246-9

Evidence for and pathophysiologic implications of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulation in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Demitrack MA, Crofford LJ. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1998:840:684-97

Neuroendocrine abnormalities in fibromyalgia and related disorders. Crofford LJ.

Am J Med Sci 1998:315(6):359-66

Function of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in patients with fibromyalgia and low back pain. Griep EN, Boersma JW et al. J Rheumatol 1998:25(7):137481

Current concepts in the pathophysiology of abnormal pain perception in fibromyalgia. Weigent DA, Bradley LA et al. Am J Med Sci 1998:315(6):405-12

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Dilemmas in diagnosis and clinical management. Demitrack MA. Psychiatr Clin North Am 1998:21(3):671-92

Circadian studies of autonomic nervous balance in patients with fibromyalgia: a heart rate variability analysis. Martinez-Lavin M, Hermosillo AG et al. Arthritis Rheum 1998:41(11):1966-71

Chronic fatigue syndrome differs from fibromyalgia. No evidence for elevated substance P levels in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Evengard B, Nilsson et al. Pain 1998:78(2):153-5

Early life stress, negative paternal relationships, and chemical intolerance in middle­aged women: support for a neural sensitization model. Bell IR, Baldwin CM et all. J Womens Health 1998:7(9):1135-47

Illness from low levels of environmental chemicals: relevance to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Bell IR, Baldwin CM, Schwartz GE. Am J Med 1998:105 (3A):74S-82S

Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and myofascial pain. R Bennett. Curr Op Rheumatol 1998:10:95-103

Fibromyalgia and Related Syndromes. DL Goldenberg. In: Rheumatology. Klipper and Dreppe. 2nd Edition 1998

1999

Fibromyalgia Network -- Overlapping Syndromes. http://www.fmnetnews.com/pages/overlaps.html

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Addison Disease. R Baschetti. Arch Intern Med 1999:159:2481-2483