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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The clinical syndrome variously called benign myalgic encephalomyelitis, Iceland Disease, and epidemic neuromyasthenia.
Those diagnosed with ailments, such as the vapors, neurasthenia, effort syndrome, epidemic neuromyasthenia, myalgic encephalomyelitis, multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome, chronic candidiasis, chronic mononucleosis, chronic Epstein-Barr viral infection, and postviral fatigue syndrome, probably all had what we now call chronic fatigue syndrome.
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.