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World J Rheumatol. Mar 12, 2015; 5(1): 45-49
Published online Mar 12, 2015. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v5.i1.45
Orofacial pain and fibromyalgia pain: Being aware of comorbid conditions
Cansu Alpaslan
Cansu Alpaslan, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, 06510 Ankara, Turkey
Author contributions: Alpaslan C solely contributed to this manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Cansu Alpaslan, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi Universitesi Dishekimligi Fakultesi Cerrahi Bolumu E Blok 5, Kat, 8, Cadde 82, Sokak Emek, 06510 Ankara, Turkey.
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Received: July 2, 2014
Peer-review started: July 3, 2014
First decision: August 30, 2014
Revised: November 13, 2014
Accepted: November 27, 2014
Article in press: November 27, 2014
Published online: March 12, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: The characteristic presentation of myofascial pain and fibromyalgia pain in the orofacial region and their comorbidity is covered in this review article.