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BOF 177
Fibromyalgia, all are true, except:
1-its prevalence is 2-3% of the general population and seen in 7 % of woman above the age of 70 years
2-there is a strong female predominance with female to male ratio of 10:1
3-despite intensive and invasive investigations, no structural, inflammatory or endocrine abnormality has been found
4-the ESR is characteristically high
5-the main stay treatment is low dose amitryptiline with graded aerobic exercises

 

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