PREVALENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME (FMS) AMONG WOMEN
Keywords:Fibromyalgia, Orthopaedics, Women
Background: The aim of the study is to find the incidence of fibromyalgia in orthopaedic female outpatient department in a medical college hospital
Methods: Cross-sectional study conducted on the female patients coming to orthopedic outpatient department.
Results: The result showed that about 42.00% patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). The age group that is majorly affected by fibromyalgia is between 40-60 years of age. Married women accounts to the major group of 89%
Conclusion: We concluded that the most common diagnosis made in an orthopaedic female outpatient department is fibromyalgia
Keywords: Fibromyalgia, Orthopaedics, Women
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