Myalgisk encefalomyelitis eller kronisk træthedssyndrom

Louise Brinth, Kim Varming, Susanne E Boonen, A C Gonzalez Ebsen, Paula Fernández-Guerra, Anne Sophie Schou, Jesper Mehlsen, Niels Gregersen, Ivan Brandslund, Rikke Katrine Jentoft Olsen

Abstract

In this review, we discuss the myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), which is characterised by extreme mental and physical fatigue with associated symptoms of pain, disturbed sleep, cognitive and autonomic dysfunction, as well as post-exertional malaise. This con-dition is often preceded by an infection, severe physiological and/or psychological strain. Over the last decades, research has demonstrated mitochondrial, neuroendocrine, immuno-logical, and metabolic perturbations in patients with ME/CFS, giving hope for the development of new biomarkers and new treatment modalities.

Bidragets oversatte titelMyalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind181
Udgave nummer24
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 10 jun. 2019

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