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Sollecito TP, Stoopler ET, DeRossi SS, Silverton S.
Oral Medicine Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, USA.
Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and fibromyalgia (FM) are two clinical conditions prevalent in today’s society. Many individuals suffer from chronic pain in various muscle groups, including the muscles of mastication. Previously, TMDs and FM were thought to be separate, unrelated clinical entities. New research has shown a possible link between the two conditions; this article sheds light on possible correlations between them.
PMID: 15055693 [PubMed – in process]