Fibrocovid: Long Covid can lead to fibromyalgia, a study reveals – Emergency-Live

Fibrocovid: Covid allegedly linked to fibromyalgia

The infection is said to be a predisposing factor in the development of the syndrome, which causes widespread muscle and bone pain and fatigue, among other things.

This is revealed by a study coordinated by the Rheumatology Department of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, recently published in the journal of the scientific society that brings together rheumatologists from all over Europe (RMD Open: Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases).

The starting point for the researchers was “the increasing influx of patients to rheumatology clinics who, after contracting Covid-19 disease, complained of joint symptoms including pain, swelling and stiffness”, Rizzoli explains.

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