Journal: Current Pain and Headache Reports. 2006, 10:463-466. Authors and affiliation: Marc. E. Lenaerts and Paul S. Gill. Department of Neurology, Headache Section, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA. [E-mail: email@example.com] PMID: 17087873
Fibromyalgia syndrome and tension-type headache have multiple clinical features in common, and pathogenic mechanisms partly overlap. Significant differences need to be recognized as well. Studying the correlations of these often comorbid conditions represents a unique opportunity to gain insight into their pathophysiology and that of other chronic pain syndromes, to increase the accuracy of their diagnosis, and to improve the therapeutic armamentarium.