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Scientific progress stumbles without a valid case definition

OUP blog post, by Leonard A. Jason, August 20th 2017: Scientific progress stumbles without a valid case definition Current estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the number of people in the United States with chronic … Continue reading

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CFS misdiagnosis – how a teen diagnosed her own rare illness

The Times article, by Mike Pattenden, 16 August 2016: How a teen diagnosed her own rare illness Should you google your symptoms? This 13-year-old did, and it helped to save her life Have you had a niggling pain bothering you … Continue reading

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2 in 5 CFS/ME diagnoses are wrong in Australia

ME Australia blog post, by Sasha Nimmo, 26 May 2016: Australia: 2 in 5 CFS/ME diagnoses wrong Around 38% of Australians diagnosed with CFS/ME do not meet the Fukuda chronic fatigue syndrome definition (CFS) or the International Consensus Criteria for … Continue reading

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Misdiagnosis of Femoral Arteriovenous Fistula as CFS

Case study abstract Percutaneous arterial catheterisation is commonly undertaken for a range of diagnostic and interventional procedures. Iatrogenic femoral arteriovenous fistulas are an uncommon complication of these procedures. Most are asymptomatic and close spontaneously, but can rarely increase in size … Continue reading

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