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Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 981565, 6 pages
Review Article

Fibromyalgia: When Distress Becomes (Un)sympathetic Pain

Rheumatology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 10 April 2011; Accepted 11 June 2011

Academic Editor: Chad Boomershine

Copyright © 2012 Manuel Martinez-Lavin. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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