neuromyasthenia


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neuromyasthenia

[¦nu̇r·ō‚mī·əs′thē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Fatigue, headache, intense muscle pain, slight or transient muscle weakness, mental disturbances, objective signs in neurologic examination but usually normal cerebrospinal fluid findings, occurring in epidemics and thought to be viral in origin. Also known as benign myalgic encephalomyelitis.
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Previous to this, CFS was referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), neuromyasthenia, post viral fatigue syndrome, chronic Epstein-Barr virus/mononucleosis syndrome, Icelandic disease, Akureyri disease, royal free disease, chronic brucellosis, and fibromyalgia syndrome (Farrar et al.
Today, scientists point to Epstein-Barr as a possible culprit of chronically active-state diseases, such as neuromyasthenia (muscular weakness), polymyalgia rheumatica (pain and stiffness in muscles), and chronic fatigue syndrome.