Chronic fatigue syndrome: progress and possibilities

  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome: progress and possibilities},
  author={Carolina X. Sandler and Andrew R. Lloyd},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  • C. Sandler, A. Lloyd
  • Published 5 April 2020
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medical Journal of Australia
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a prevalent condition affecting about one in 100 patients attending primary care. There is no diagnostic test, validated biomarker, clear pathophysiology or curative treatment. The core symptom of fatigue affects both physical and cognitive activities, and features a prolonged post‐activity exacerbation triggered by tasks previously achieved without difficulty. Although several different diagnostic criteria are proposed, for clinical purposes only three… 

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