Web MD Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Fibromyalgia, here.
Tender point exam is still suggested. [This is a very important part of the physician or nurse practitioner assessment. Omitting a physical exam, as done in the 2010 preliminary or 2011 modified criteria adopted by the American College of Rheumatology, is neglectful. See my blog on Sharecare here.
There’s one lab test that can check for fibromyalgia. It measures the levels of proteins in the bloodstream and can help confirm a fibro diagnosis.
See news here.
Information on test here.