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Pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome: current perspectives

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-33
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics
Volume9
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DateAccepted/In press - 24 Jan 2018
DatePublished (current) - 29 Mar 2018

Abstract

Pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome is an important illness as it is relatively common and also very disabling with a wide range of impacts on the child, the family, and health care systems. It is a complicated illness but the majority of children get better with specialist treatment. This literature review provides an update on the epidemiology of chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis, including factors associated with it, and discusses the current evidence for treatment.

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  • CFS, ME, myalgic encephalomyelitis, epidemiology, pediatric

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