CFS/ME

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CFS/ME is an alternative form of the name ME/CFS. The name CFS/ME is used by the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.[1]

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Case definitions defining ME/CFS

  • Canadian Consensus Criteria (CCC) A diagnosis of moderate and severe forms of ME/CFS are accurately made using this criterion. Adults can be diagnosed at six months while pediatric cases are diagnosed at three months.

Case definition defining ME

References[edit | edit source]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome

Systematic Exertion Intolerance Disease. A new term with new diagnostic criteria designed to replace chronic fatigue syndrome.<ref name="IOM2015">{{citation


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