Fibromyalgia Criteria 2010

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  • A patient satisfies diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia if the following 3 conditions are met:

    1. Widespread pain index (WPI) ≥ 7 & symptom severity (SS) score ≥ 5 OR WPI 3–6 & SS score ≥ 9.

    2. Symptoms have been present at a similar level for at least 3 months.

    3. The patient does not have a disorder that would otherwise explain the pain.

  • 0 = no problem
    1 = slight or mild problems, generally mild or intermittent
    2 = moderate, considerable problems, often present and/or at a moderate level
    3 = severe: pervasive, continuous, life-disturbing problems
  • 0 = no problem
    1 = slight or mild problems, generally mild or intermittent
    2 = moderate, considerable problems, often present and/or at a moderate level
    3 = severe: pervasive, continuous, life-disturbing problems
  • 0 = no problem
    1 = slight or mild problems, generally mild or intermittent
    2 = moderate, considerable problems, often present and/or at a moderate level
    3 = severe: pervasive, continuous, life-disturbing problems
  • 0 = no problem
    1 = few symptoms
    2 = a moderate number of symptoms
    3 = a great deal of symptoms
  • * Somatic symptoms that might be considered: muscle pain, irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue/tiredness, thinking or remembering problem, muscle weakness, headache, pain/cramps in the abdomen, numbness/tingling, dizziness, insomnia, depression, constipation, pain in the upper abdomen, nausea, nervousness, chest pain, blurred vision, fever, diarrhea, dry mouth, itching, wheezing, Raynaud’s phenomenon, hives/welts, ringing in ears, vomiting, heartburn, oral ulcers, loss of/change in taste, seizures, dry eyes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, rash, sun sensitivity, hearing difficulties, easy bruising, hair loss, frequent urination, painful urination, and bladder spasms.

    Adapted from: Arthritis Care & Research, Vol. 62, No. 5, May 2010, pp 600–610 Fibromyalgia Criteria 2010

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