fibrositis


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fibrositis

inflammation of white fibrous tissue, esp that of muscle sheaths

fibrositis

[‚fī·brə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of white fibrous connective tissue, usually in a joint region.
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The antecedents of this verbal exchange relate to Miller being a fighter pilot during the war, while Bradman never went to battle, as he suffered fibrositis, a nervous muscular complaint, and had been discharged from the army in 1941.
Two contributions to understanding of the fibrositis syndrome.
FMS used to be called fibrositis, implying there was inflammation in the muscles, but research later proved that this inflammation did not exist.
Fibromyalgia, sometimes called fibrositis, is a common condition that is associated with widespread aching, stiffness and fatigue, and originates in muscles and soft tissues.
In the past, this painful condition drew labels such as fibrositis, fibromyositis, or, in some cases, psychogenic rheumatism.
As well as anxiety and depression, it is said to help obsessive compulsive disorders, fibrositis, migraines, improving sleep and as an appetite suppressant for those needing to lose weight.
The patient's anger at the need to go to five to ten doctors for the correct diagnosis, although the ailment was in medical books, originally called fibrositis, as early as the 1880s.
Fibromyalgia: Sometimes called fibrositis, a chronic disorder that causes pain and stiffness throughout the tissues that support and move the bones and joints.
But in recent years, I have also suffered considerable back pain from either muscle spasm or fibrositis.
20) Fibromyalgia is sometimes also called fibrositis, but this name is inaccurate because the suffix "-itis" means inflammation, which is not present in the condition absent some other pathological process.
The term fibrositis was once used to describe this condition.