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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 11-13

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: Review of history, clinical features, and controversies


Consultant Paediatrician, Durham, United Kingdom

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Nigel Speight
"Southland" Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1QN
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-631X.112905

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Myalgic encephalomyelits/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) has been both a medical mystery and a source of controversy in Western medicine for over 50 years. This article reviews the major historical developments over this period, describes the clinical pattern and spectrum of severity, and then explores the current major controversies surrounding the subject.


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