Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome

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Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) is another name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) that became popular during the 1990s.[1][2]

Some CFS organizations still using CFIDS in their name[edit | edit source]

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  1. "What is CFIDS?". solvecfs.org. Retrieved May 6, 2020. 
  2. "History of ME/CFS/CFIDS". massmecfs.org. Retrieved May 6, 2020. 
  3. Verrillo, Erica (2013). "Who Took the "ID" Out of CFIDS?". cfstreatment.blogspot.com. Retrieved May 7, 2020. 

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) - Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome is another term for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but one which emphasizes the immunological aspects of the disease. Popular in the 1990's, this term has apparently fallen into disuse.

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) - Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome is another term for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but one which emphasizes the immunological aspects of the disease. Popular in the 1990's, this term has apparently fallen into disuse.

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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