Nonrheumatic disorders associated with Fibromyalgia

Ancillary Conditions

A number of nonrheumatic disorders are associated with FMS and may need to be documented or rated. Such conditions include irritable bowel syndrome, headache syndromes, restless leg syndrome, dysesthesia, Raynaud's phenomenon, and other vasomotor phenomena, and female urethral syndrome, among others. Such conditions may be noted as being present or absent, with the severity of the characteristic being rated on an appropriate ordinal scale.

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