Nippon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho. 2005 Dec;108(12):1171-4.
[Article in Japanese]
Goto F, Asama Y, Nakai K.
Hino Municipal Hospital, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hino.
Fibromyalgia, which is relatively rare, may include symptoms of dizziness, vertigo and tinnitus. Subject was a 38 year old woman reporting vertigo and whole body pain. Cochleovestibular function was normal. Pain was gradually intensified during her outpatient clinic and she was admitted. Treatments including intramusclular injection of botulinus toxin and intravenous injection of steroid were applied.
Psychological counseling and autogenic training were effective in relieving her pain and vertigo. During her admission, several spells of vertigo occurred but no nystagmus was found. The abnormality in proprioception and neural disintegration may be related to vertigo. Treatment should start as early as possible together with psychological therapy.
PMID: 16440815 [PubMed – in process]