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What is Juvenile Fibromyalgia?

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Updated November 25, 2012

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Fibromyalgia in Kids & Teens

Juvenile fibromyalgia (JFMS) is, for the most part, exactly what it sounds like – fibromyalgia in a young person.

However, JFMS does present special challenges, from diagnosis to living with the illness. It's important to look at how the illness impacts children and teenagers.

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