fibromyositis


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fibromyositis

[¦fī·brō‚mī·ə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
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There was focal dense fibrosis entrapping muscle fibers along with granuloma formation which was compatible with fibromyositis (figures 4).
In view of peculiar presentation with the history of chronic pentazocine abuse, woody induration of muscles with normal joint and positive biopsy, the diagnosis of Pentazocine abuse induced fibromyositis was made.
DISCUSSION: The exact mechanism of pentazocine induced fibromyositis is not known.