The chronic fatigue syndrome – an update

@article{Wyller2007TheCF,
  title={The chronic fatigue syndrome – an update},
  author={Vegard Bruun Bratholm Wyller},
  journal={Acta Neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={115}
}
  • V. Wyller
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Medicine
  • Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
Background –  In this article, current scientific knowledge on the chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is reviewed. The US case definition of CFS (the CDC‐definition) is most widespread in research and clinical practice. Estimates of prevalence vary from 0.2% to above 2%. The female–male ratio is approximately 3:1. 

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