Thursday, March 21, 2019
Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 268
What is the most likely prognosis of this condition?
A - Symptomatic improvement with supportive therapy
B - Slow progression to permanent disability
C - Full recovery with specific medical therapy
D - Full recovery with multiple surgeries
E - Full recovery with radiation and chemotherapy
This is a classic presentation of fibromyalgia with multiple tender points and negative workup. Treatment of fibromyalgia is mainly symptomatic. There is no approved therapy or surgery that can lead to full recovery. Fibromyalgia is not accompanied by permanent disability.
The Correct Answer is A