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Mitochondrial myopathy presenting as fibromyalgia: a case report

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, February 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#50 of 3,255)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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30 tweeters
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1 peer review site
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12 Facebook pages
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1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Mitochondrial myopathy presenting as fibromyalgia: a case report
Published in
Journal of Medical Case Reports, February 2012
DOI 10.1186/1752-1947-6-55
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mishal Abdullah, Sahana Vishwanath, Amro Elbalkhi, Julian L Ambrus

Abstract

To the best of our knowledge, we describe for the first time the case of a woman who met the diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia, did not respond to therapy for that disorder, and was subsequently diagnosed by biochemical and genetic studies with a mitochondrial myopathy. Treatment of the mitochondrial myopathy resulted in resolution of symptoms. This case demonstrates that mitochondrial myopathy may present in an adult with a symptom complex consistent with fibromyalgia.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 4%
Ukraine 1 2%
Unknown 44 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 21%
Researcher 8 17%
Other 6 13%
Student > Bachelor 6 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 6%
Other 5 11%
Unknown 9 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 16 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 6%
Social Sciences 3 6%
Other 4 9%
Unknown 9 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 27. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 November 2020.
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#979,563
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Outputs from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#50
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#8,590
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#1
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