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NICE draft ME/CFS guideline – diagnose after 3 months if 4 key symptoms persist

NICE draft ME/CFS guideline advice on diagnosis   The draft NICE guideline is open for consultation until December 22nd 2020. Contact the helpline or use the contact form on this website with your comments for inclusion in the WAMES response. … Continue reading

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Mitochondrial myopathy – differential diagnosis for ME

Research abstract: Introduction: Symptoms of mitochondrial diseases and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) frequently overlap and can easily be mistaken. Methods: We report the case of a patient diagnosed with CFS and during follow-up was finally diagnosed with mitochondrial myopathy by … Continue reading

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Hypopituitarism – an alternative diagnosis to ME or CFS

One of the conditions that can be wrongly diagnosed as CFS is post-traumatic hypopituitarism (PTHP). Symptoms include fatigue, muscle weakness, dizziness and nausea and can occur at any time after a head injury, even many years later. Other causes of … Continue reading

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