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Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 03 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1515
  1. D O Ho-Yen
  1. Consultant Microbiologist, Raigmore Hospital NHS Trust, Inverness IV2 3UJ.

    EDITOR,—The relation between muscle pain, tender points, the chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia are complex, and simplistic answers are inappropriate. In their paper Peter Croft and colleagues extrapolate their results to make two statements that I believe to be incorrect.1

    My conclusions are based on 100 consecutive patients seen at Raigmore Hospital NHS Trust, who fulfilled precise …

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