1950 New York State outbreak
During an outbreak of poliomyelitis in New York state in the 1950's, several patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis were identified and studied. Patients had lymphadenopathy, ulnar and sciatic nerve lesions, and raised urinary creatine excretion.
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See also[edit | edit source]
- Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis
- List of myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome outbreaks
References[edit | edit source]
- Parish, JG (1978). "Early outbreaks of 'epidemic neuromyasthenia'". Postgraduate Medical Journal. 54: 711–7.