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It's estimated that around 240.000 people living in Germany suffer from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.[1] This represents a prevalence of 0.3% of the German population.

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  1. Scheibenbogen et al. (2014), Chronisches Fatigue-Syndrom. Heutige Vorstellung zur Pathogenese, Diagnostik und Therapie, tägl. prax. 55, 567–574, Hans Marseille Verlag GmbH, München.
  2. "AWMF: Detail". Retrieved Aug 14, 2019. 
  3. "New German guideline for ME published today". Science for ME. Retrieved Aug 14, 2019. 
  4. "DEGAM veröffentlicht revidierte Fassung der Leitlinie »Müdigkeit«". Deutsche Gesellschaft für ME/CFS. May 22, 2018. Retrieved Aug 14, 2019. 
  5. admin (Jun 5, 2019). "Sozialmedizinische Begutachtung". DRV (in Deutsch). Retrieved Aug 15, 2019. 
  6. Stigler, Rolf-Dietrich. "Charité Fatigue Centrum". Charité Fatigue Centrum (in Deutsch). Retrieved Aug 15, 2019. 
  7. "Informationen für Ärztinnen und Ärzte – Deutsche Gesellschaft für ME/CFS". Retrieved Aug 15, 2019. 
  8. "Bell-Skala" (PDF). 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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

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