Hunting down the cause of ME/CFS & other challenging disorders - Lipkin in London
In a talk to patients in London on 3rd September, Dr. W. Ian Lipkin described the extraordinary lengths he and his team are prepared to go to in order to track down the source of an illness, with examples ranging from autism to the strange case of Kawasaki disease.
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"Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome: complex presentations and protracted time to diagnosis" (2013)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Dolphin, Mar 15, 2014.

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    Abstract:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24251657
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jpc.12425/abstract


    *I gave each sentence its own paragraph
     
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    One might think that the 40 others, out of the 99, must have got other diagnoses instead. However, that only explains some of the 40:

    There were quite a lot of co-morbidities:
     
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    Although in the discussion they talk about a lot of school being missed, they don't give any data apart from these severity ratings.
     
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    There is no explicit recommendations for therapies.

    They do say:

    PSI = prediagnostic symptomatic interval

    but later say:

     
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