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Akureyri Disease was named after this town in Iceland, where an epidemic occurred in the 1950’s.

 

This page lists citations of medical journals about myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and related historical conditions, including Iceland disease, Akureyri disease, epidemic neuromyasthenia and chronic Epstein-Barr syndrome.

 

Articles about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Blattner RJ. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis (Akureyri disease, Iceland disease). J Pediatr. 1956 Oct;49(4):504-6. PMID: 13358047

Lindan R. Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Can Med Assoc J. 1956 Oct 1;75(7):596-7. PMID: 20325349

Galpine JF, Brady C. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1957 Apr 13;272(6972):757-8. PMID: 13417586

Acheson ED. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1957 Apr 20;272(6973):834-5. PMID: 13417614

—–. EPIDEMIC myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br Med J. 1957 Oct 19;2(5050):927-8. PMID: 13472011

—–. [Benign epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis]. Recenti Prog Med. 1957 Nov;23(5):525-31. Italian. PMID: 13518620

Deisher JB. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis (Iceland disease) in Alaska. Northwest Med. 1957 Dec;56(12):1451-6. PMID: 13484090

Galpin JF. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br J Clin Pract. 1958 Mar;12(3):186-8 passim. PMID: 13510534

Greene IM. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis; syndrome mimicking anterior poliomyelitis. J Fla Med Assoc. 1958 Apr;44(10):1105-6. PMID: 13525606

Gsell O. Encephalitis myalgica epidemica, a poliomyelitis-like disease; epidemic neuromyasthenia, benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1958 May 17;88(20):488-91. German. PMID: 13568694

Bhatia BB, Chandra S, Bhushan C. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. J Indiana State Med Assoc. 1958 Oct;31(8):327-8. PMID: 13611265

Acheson ED. The clinical syndrome variously called benign myalgic encephalomyelitis, Iceland disease and epidemic neuromyasthenia. Am J Med. 1959 Apr;26(4):569-95. PMID: 13637100

Daikos GK, Garzonis S, Paleologue A, Bousvaros GA, Papadoyannakis N. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis: an outbreak in a nurses’ school in Athens. Lancet. 1959 Apr 4;1(7075):693-6. PMID: 13642848

Bornstein B, Bechar M, Lass H. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. (Report of five cases). Psychiatr Neurol (Basel). 1960 Mar;139:132-40. PMID: 13802904

Klajman A, Pinkhas B, Rannon L. [An outbreak of an epidemic of benign myalgic encephalomyelitis]. Harefuah. 1960 May 15;58:314-5. Hebrew. PMID: 14409571

Pool JH, Walton JN, Brewis EG, Uldall PR, Wright AE, Gardner PS. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis in Newcastle upon Tyne. Lancet. 1961 Apr 8;1(7180):733-7. PMID: 13737057

Price JL. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1961 Apr 8;1(7180):737-8. PMID: 13737972

Gsell O. [Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis, epidemic pseudoneurasthenia]. Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1963 Feb 2;93:197-200. German. PMID: 13950994

Kendell RE. The psychiatric sequelae of benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br J Psychiatry. 1967 Aug;113(501):833-40. PMID: 6048369

Mourad S, Chidiac J. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis in Lebanon. J Med Liban. 1969;22(6):735-40. PMID: 5370523

McEvedy CP, Beard AW. Concept of benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br Med J. 1970 Jan 3;1(5687):11-5. PMID: 5411596

Innes SG. Encephalomyelitis resembling benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1970 May 9;1(7654):969-71. PMID: 4191935

Lyle WH. Encephalomyelitis resembling benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1970 May 23;1(7656):1118-9. PMID: 4191997

—–. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Med J Aust. 1970 Jul 4;2(1):3. PMID: 5447847

Walther H. [Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis]. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax. 1972 Apr 11;61(15):469-80. German. PMID: 5022278

Ramsay AM. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br J Psychiatry. 1973 May;122(570):618-9. PMID: 4717041

Parish JG. Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br J Psychiatry. 1973 Jun;122(571):735. PMID: 4716076

Ramsay AM, Dowsett EG, Dadswell JV, Lyle WH, Parish JG. Icelandic disease (benign myalgic encephalomyelitis or Royal Free disease) Br Med J. 1977 May 21;1(6072):1350. PMID: 861618

—–. Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br Med J. 1978 Jun 3;1(6125):1436-7. PMID: 647324

Wookey C. Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br Med J. 1978 Jul 15;2(6131):202. PMID: 678851

Behan PO. Post-infectious encephalomyelitis: some aetiological mechanisms. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):755-9. PMID: 34143

Thomas M. Epidemiological approaches to ‘epidemic neuromyasthenia’: syndromes of unknown aetiology (epidemic myalgic encephalopathies). Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):768-70. PMID: 746024

Pampiglione G, Harris R, Kennedy J. Electro-encephalographic investigations in myalgic encephalomyelitis. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):752-4. PMID: 746023

Ramsay AM, Rundle A. Clinical and biochemical findings in ten patients with benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Postgrad Med J. 1979 Dec;55(654):856-7. PMID: 548947

Church AJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis “an obscene cosmic joke”? Med J Aust. 1980 Apr 5;1(7):307-8. PMID: 7393056

Bishop J. Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis. Med J Aust. 1980 Jun 14;1(12):585-6, 609. PMID: 7402153

Behan PO. Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis. Practitioner. 1980 Aug;224(1346):805-7. PMID: 7433399

Church AJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Med J Aust. 1980 Aug 23;2(4):224. PMID: 7432298

May PG, Donnan SP, Ashton JR, Ogilvie MM, Rolles CJ. Personality and medical perception in benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1980 Nov 22;2(8204):1122-4. PMID: 6107734

Goodwin CS. Was it benign myalgic encephalomyelitis? Lancet. 1981 Jan 3;1(8210):37-8. PMID: 6109065

——. Know your organizations: the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association. Health Visit. 1982 Jul;55(7):350. PMID: 6921182

Parish G. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: faulty fibres? Nurs Mirror. 1981 Oct 7;153(15):41-2. PMID: 6913031

Ramsay M. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: a baffling syndrome. Nurs Mirror. 1981 Oct 7;153(15):40-1. PMID: 6913030

Parish JG. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1981 Apr 25;1(8226):950-1. PMID: 6112360

Layzer RB. Myoglobinaemia in benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1981 Mar 21;1(8221):670. PMID: 6110899

Fegan KG, Behan PO, Bell EJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis–report of an epidemic. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1983 Jun;33(251):335-7. PMID: 6310104

Keighley BD, Bell EJ. Sporadic myalgic encephalomyelitis in a rural practice. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1983 Jun;33(251):339-41. PMID: 6310105

Calder BD, Warnock PJ. Coxsackie B infection in a Scottish general practice. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1984 Jan;34(258):15-9. PMID: 6319691

Gow PJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1984 Sep 12;97(763):620. PMID: 6591048

Bell EJ, McCartney RA. A study of Coxsackie B virus infections, 1972-1983. J Hyg (Lond). 1984 Oct;93(2):197-203. PMID: 6094660

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1984 Oct 10;97(765):698-9. PMID: 6592485

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1984 Nov 14;97(767):782. PMID: 6593632

Gow PJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1984 Dec 12;97(769):868. PMID: 6595571

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1985 Jan 23;98(771):20-1. PMID: 3855509

Maurizi CP. Raphe nucleus encephalopathy (myalgic encephalomyelitis, epidemic neuromyasthenia). Med Hypotheses. 1985 Apr;16(4):351-4. PMID: 4010573

Byrne E, Trounce I, Dennett X. Chronic relapsing myalgia (Post viral): clinical, histological, and biochemical studies. Aust N Z J Med. 1985 Jun;15(3):305-8. PMID: 3864422

Staines D. Myalgic encephalomyelitis hypothesis. Med J Aust. 1985 Jul 22;143(2):91. PMID: 4021881

Rowlandson PH, Stephens JA. Cutaneous reflex responses recorded in children with various neurological disorders. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1985 Aug;27(4):434-47. PMID: 2993087

Simpson LO, Shand BI, Olds RJ. Blood rheology and myalgic encephalomyelitis: a pilot study. Pathology. 1986 Apr;18(2):190-2. PMID: 3093959

McCartney RA, Banatvala JE, Bell EJ. Routine use of mu-antibody-capture ELISA for the serological diagnosis of Coxsackie B virus infections. J Med Virol. 1986 Jul;19(3):205-12. PMID: 3016163

Blackmore RJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis and Immunovir. N Z Med J. 1986 Jul 9;99(805):513. PMID: 3461389

Matthew C. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1986 Sep 10;99(809):678. PMID: 3463904

Taerk GS, Toner BB, Salit IE, Garfinkel PE, Ozersky S. Depression in patients with neuromyasthenia (benign myalgic encephalomyelitis). Int J Psychiatry Med. 1987;17(1):49-56. PMID: 3583562

Archer MI. The post-viral syndrome: a review. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1987 May;37(298):212-4. Review. PMID: 3320358

Mukherjee TM, Smith K, Maros K. Abnormal red-blood-cell morphology in myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1987 Aug 8;2(8554):328-9. PMID: 2886780

Matthew C. Myalgic encephalomyelitis and the doctor. N Z Med J. 1987 Sep 9;100(831):569. PMID: 3451147

Behan PO, Behan WM. Postviral fatigue syndrome. Crit Rev Neurobiol. 1988;4(2):157-78. Review. PMID: 3063394

Ho-Yen DO, Carrington D, Armstrong AA. Myalgic encephalomyelitis and alpha-interferon. Lancet. 1988 Jan 16;1(8577):125. PMID: 2891971

Byrne E. Idiopathic chronic fatigue and myalgia syndrome (myalgic encephalomyelitis): some thoughts on nomenclature and aetiology. Med J Aust. 1988 Jan 18;148(2):80-2. PMID: 3336341

Lloyd A, Hanna DA, Wakefield D. Interferon and myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1988 Feb 27;1(8583):471. PMID: 2893889

Maros K. Myalgic encephalomyelitis? Med J Aust. 1988 Apr 18;148(8):424. PMID: 3357477

Wakefield D, Lloyd A, Dwyer J, Salahuddin SZ, Ablashi DV. Human herpesvirus 6 and myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet. 1988 May 7;1(8593):1059. PMID: 2896906

Jennekens FG, van Gijn J. [Postviral fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 1988 May 28;132(22):999-1001. Dutch. PMID: 3380192

Bell EJ, McCartney RA, Riding MH. Coxsackie B viruses and myalgic encephalomyelitis. J R Soc Med. 1988 Jun;81(6):329-31. PMID: 2841461

Archard LC, Bowles NE, Behan PO, Bell EJ, Doyle D. Postviral fatigue syndrome: persistence of enterovirus RNA in muscle and elevated creatine kinase. J R Soc Med. 1988 Jun;81(6):326-9. PMID: 3404526

Lloyd AR, Wakefield D, Boughton C, Dwyer J. What is myalgic encephalomyelitis? Lancet. 1988 Jun 4;1(8597):1286-7. PMID: 2897549

Holborow PL. Pathophysiology of myalgic encephalomyelitis. Med J Aust. 1988 Jun 6;148(11):598, 600. PMID: 3374430

—-. Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or what? Lancet. 1988 Jul 9;2(8602):100-1. PMID: 2898668

Murdoch JC. Cell-mediated immunity in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis syndrome. N Z Med J. 1988 Aug 10;101(851):511-2. PMID: 3261407

Gordon N. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1988 Oct;30(5):677-82. Review. PMID: 3068084

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1988 Oct 26;101(856 Pt 1):672. PMID: 3186016

Willoughby EW. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1988 Nov 9;101(857):773. PMID: 3186037

Hyde B, Bergmann S. Akureyri disease (myalgic encephalomyelitis), forty years later. Lancet. 1988 Nov 19;2(8621):1191-2. PMID: 2903396

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1988 Nov 23;101(858):800-1. PMID: 3194079

Murdoch JC. The myalgic encephalomyelitis syndrome. Fam Pract. 1988 Dec;5(4):302-6. Review. PMID: 2852613

Grist NR. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: postviral fatigue and the heart. BMJ. 1989 Nov 11;299(6709):1219. PMID: 2513065

Lev M. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. J R Soc Med. 1989 Nov;82(11):693-4. PMID: 2593126

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis by proxy. BMJ. 1989 Oct 21;299(6706):1030-1. PMID: 2511950

Snow P. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1989 Aug 23;102(874):449. PMID: 2761898

Murdoch JC. The myalgic encephalomyelitis syndrome. N Z Med J. 1989 Jul 26;102(872):372-3. PMID: 2797553

Coakley JH. Myalgic encephalomyelitis and muscle fatigue. BMJ. 1989 Jun 24;298(6689):1711-2. PMID: 2503189

Zala J. Diagnosing myalgic encephalomyelitis. Practitioner. 1989 Jun 22;233(1471):916-9. PMID: 2594656

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. BMJ. 1989 Jun 10;298(6687):1577-8. PMID: 2503125

Richmond C. Myalgic encephalomyelitis, Princess Aurora, and the wandering womb. BMJ. 1989 May 13;298(6683):1295-6. PMID: 2500204

Welch JC. Abnormal erythrocytes in myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1989 Apr 26;102(866):202. PMID: 2710458

Simpson LO. Nondiscocytic erythrocytes in myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1989 Mar 22;102(864):126-7. PMID: 2927808

Cant BR. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1989 Feb 8;102(861):52. PMID: 2739970

Willoughby E. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. N Z Med J. 1989 Jan 25;102(860):19-20. PMID: 2913521

Shepherd C. Myalgic encephalomyelitis–is it a real disease? Practitioner. 1989 Jan;233(1461):41-2, 44, 46. PMID: 2798285

Brodrick J. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: yuppie ‘flu–a real illness. Interview by Charlotte Alderman. Nurs Stand. 1990 Aug 29-Sep 4;4(49):18. PMID: 2119747

Wilson CW. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: an alternative theory. J R Soc Med. 1990 Aug;83(8):481-3. PMID: 2231572

Dowsett EG, Ramsay AM, McCartney RA, Bell EJ. Myalgic encephalomyelitis–a persistent enteroviral infection? Postgrad Med J. 1990 Jul;66(777):526-30. PMID: 2170962

Lynch S, Seth R. Depression and myalgic encephalomyelitis. J R Soc Med. 1990 May;83(5):341. PMID: 2380955

Shepherd C. How I treat myalgic encephalomyelitis: forum. Practitioner. 1990 Apr 8;234(1486):326. PMID: 2371218

Powell S. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Br J Gen Pract. 1990 Apr;40(333):170. No abstract available. PMID: 2115368

Hodson AD. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. J R Soc Med. 1990 Mar;83(3):199-200. PMID: 20894766

—–. Myalgic encephalomyelitis. J R Soc Med. 1990 Mar;83(3):199-200. No abstract available. PMID: 2325071

Prasher D, Smith A, Findley L. Sensory and cognitive event-related potentials in myalgic encephalomyelitis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1990 Mar;53(3):247-53. PMID: 2324756

Hyde BM. Myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome): an historic perspective. Can Dis Wkly Rep. 1991 Jan;17 Suppl 1E:5-8. PMID: 1669354

 

Articles About M.E. Predecessor Conditions

Sigurdsson B., Sigurdjonsson J, Sigurdsson JH, Thorkelsson J, Gudmundsson KR. A disease epidemic in Iceland simulating poliomyelitis. Am J Hyg. 1950 Sep;52(2):222-38. PMID: 14771044

Sigurjonsson J, Sigurdsson B, Sigurdsson JH, Thorkelsson J, Gudmundson KR. Epidemic disease in Iceland simulating poliomyelitis. Acta Psychiatr Neurol Scand. 1951;26(1):70-90. PMID: 14856807

White DN, Burtch RB. Iceland disease: a new infection simulating acute anterior poliomyelitis. Neurology. 1954 Jul;4(7):506-16. PMID: 13176669

Hardtke EF. Iceland disease in Indiana: a case report. J Indiana State Med Assoc. 1955 Mar;48(3):245-50. PMID: 14354224

Sigurdsson B. Clinical findings six years after outbreak of Akureyri disease. Lancet. 1956 May 26;270(6926):766-7. PMID: 13320872

Poskanzer DC, Henderson DA, Kunkle EC, Kalter SS. Epidemic protracted debility at Punta Gorda, Florida: an illness resembling Iceland disease. Trans Am Neurol Assoc. 1957-1958;82nd Meeting:121-3; discussion 123-5. PMID: 13530059.

Shelokov A, Habel K, Verder E, Welsh W. Epidemic neuromyasthenia; an outbreak of poliomyelitislike illness in student nurses. N Engl J Med. 1957 Aug 22;257(8):345-55. PMID: 13464938

Hook O. Iceland disease. Nord Med. 1957 Mar 7;57(10):373-5. PMID: 13430983.

Poskanzer DC, Henderson DA, Kunkle C, Kalter SS, Clement WB, Bond JO. Epidemic neuromyasthenia; an outbreak in Punta Gorda, Florida. N Engl J Med. 1957 Aug 22;257(8):356-64. PMID: 13464939

Clement WB, Gorda P Henderson DA, Lawrence JW, Bond JO. Epidemic neuromyasthenia, an outbreak in Punta Gorda, Florida; an illness resembling Iceland disease. J Fla Med Assoc. 1958 Oct;45(4):422-6. PMID: 13587882.

Fraumeni JF Jr. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. South Med J. 1959 Oct;52:1192-7. PMID: 13824661

Henderson DA, Shelokov A. Epidemic neuromyasthenia; clinical syndrome. N Engl J Med. 1959 Apr 16;260(16):814-8 concl. PMID: 13644592

Sigurdjonsson J. Poliomyelitis & Akureyri disease; differentiation of poliomyelitis from poliomyelitis-like disease with characteristics of Akuteyri disease. Nord Med. 1959 Jan 29;61(5):174-7. PMID: 13623058

Fraumeni JF Jr. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. South Med J. 1959 Oct;52:1192-7. PMID: 13824661

Albrecht RM, Oliver VL, Poskanzer DC. Epidemic Neuromyasthenia: Outbreak in a convent in New York State. JAMA. 1964 Mar 21;187:904-7. PMID: 14100144

Holt GW. Epidemic Neuromyasthenia: The Sporadic Form. Am J Med Sci. 1965 Jan;249:98-112. PMID: 14254837

Miller G, Chamberlin R, McCormack WM. An outbreak of neuromyasthenia in a Kentucky factory–the possible role of a brief exposure to organic mercury. Am J Epidemiol. 1967 Nov;86(3):756-64. PMID: 6081389

Adamson JR. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. N Engl J Med. 1969 Oct 2;281(14):798. PMID: 5807934

Hart RH. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. N Engl J Med. 1969 Oct 2;281(14):797-8. PMID: 5807933

Steigman AJ. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. N Engl J Med. 1969 Oct 2;281(14):797. PMID: 5807932

Trimble GX. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. N Engl J Med. 1969 Jul 10;281(2):105-6. PMID: 5784765

Graybill JR, Silva J Jr, O’Brien MS, Reinarz JA. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. A syndrome or disease? JAMA. 1972 Mar 13;219(11):1440-3. PMID: 5066895

Dillon MJ, Marshall WC, Dudgeon JA, Steigman AJ. Epidemic neuromyasthenia: outbreak among nurses at a children’s hospital. Br Med J. 1974 Feb 23;1(5903):301-5. PMID: 4819151

—. Editorial: Epidemic neuromyasthenia. Harefuah. 1975 Jan 1;88(1):32-4. Hebrew. PMID: 1112545

Sutton RN. Ill defined neurological diseases of possible viral origin. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):747-51. PMID: 746022

Ball AP. Disease due to echovirus type 19 in Birmingham, England, 1975: relationship to ‘epidemicneuromyasthenia’. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):737-40. PMID: 746021

Corridan JP. ‘Epidemic neuromyasthenia’ in Southwest Ireland. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):731-6. PMID: 746020

Wookey C. Royal free disease: the tip of the Iceland disease iceberg. Nurs Times. 1978 Apr 27;74(17):702-3. PMID: 652544

Dillon MJ. ‘Epidemic neuromyasthenia’ at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):725-30. PMID: 746019

Ramsay AM. ‘Epidemic neuromyasthenia’ 1955-1978. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):718-21. PMID: 746017

—. ‘Epidemic neuromyasthenia’ 1934-1977: current approaches. Proceedings of a symposium held by the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine at 1 Wimpole Street, London, W.1, on 7 April 1978. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):705-74. PMID: 746016

Behan PO. Post-infectious encephalomyelitis: some aetiological mechanisms. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):755-9. PMID: 34143

Parish JG. Early outbreaks of ‘epidemic neuromyasthenia’. Postgrad Med J. 1978 Nov;54(637):711-7. PMID: 370810

Knave B, Mindus P, Struwe G. Neurasthenic symptoms in workers occupationally exposed to jet fuel. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1979 Jul;60(1):39-49. PMID: 474176

Ballow M, Seeley J, Purtilo DT, St Onge S, Sakamoto K, Rickles FR. Familial chronic mononucleosis. Ann Intern Med. 1982 Dec;97(6):821-5. PMID: 7149489

Gear JH. Nonpolio causes of polio-like paralytic syndromes. Rev Infect Dis. 1984 May-Jun;6 Suppl 2:S379-84. PMID: 6740077

Salit IE. Sporadic postinfectious neuromyasthenia. CMAJ. 1985 Oct 1;133(7):659-63. PMID: 4042036

McHugh SM. Sporadic postinfectious neuromyasthenia. CMAJ. 1986 Jan 15;134(2):106. PMID: 3942909

Salit IE. Post-infectious fatigue. Can Fam Physician. 1987 May;33:1217-9. PMID: 21263931

Stricklin A, Sewell M, Austad C. Objective measurement of personality variables in epidemic neuromyasthenia patients. S Afr Med J. 1990 Jan 6;77(1):31-4. PMID: 2294610

Salit IE, Abbey SE, Moldofsky H, Ichise M, Garfinkel PE. Post infectious neuromyasthenia (chronic fatigue syndrome): a summary of ongoing studies. Can Dis Wkly Rep. 1991 Jan;17 Suppl 1E:9-12. PMID: 1669359

Levine PH, Snow PG, Ranum BA, Paul C, Holmes MJ. Epidemic neuromyasthenia and chronic fatigue syndrome in west Otago, New Zealand. A 10-year follow-up. Arch Intern Med. 1997 Apr 14;157(7):750-4. PMID: 9125006

Chester AC, Levine PH. Concurrent sick building syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome: epidemicneuromyasthenia revisited. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jan;18 Suppl 1:S43-8. PMID: 8148452

Briggs NC, Levine PH. A comparative review of systemic and neurological symptomatology in 12 outbreaks collectively described as chronic fatigue syndrome, epidemic neuromyasthenia, and myalgic encephalomyelitis. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jan;18 Suppl 1:S32-42. PMID: 8148451

Henderson DA. Reflections on epidemic neuromyasthenia (chronic fatigue syndrome). Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jan;18 Suppl 1:S3-6; discussion S7-9. PMID: 8148450

Levine PH. Epidemic neuromyasthenia and chronic fatigue syndrome: epidemiological importance of a cluster definition. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jan;18 Suppl 1:S16-20. PMID: 8148446

 

Articles About Chronic Epstein-Barr

Jones JF, Ray CG, Minnich LL, Hicks MJ, Kibler R, Lucas DO. Evidence for active Epstein-Barr virus infection in patients with persistent, unexplained illnesses: elevated anti-early antigen antibodies. Ann Intern Med. 1985 Jan;102(1):1-7. PMID: 2578266

Straus SE, Tosato G, Armstrong G, Lawley T, Preble OT, Henle W, Davey R, Pearson G, Epstein J, Brus I, et al. Persisting illness and fatigue in adults with evidence of Epstein-Barr virus infection. Ann Intern Med. 1985 Jan;102(1):7-16.

DuBois RE, Seeley JK, Brus I, Sakamoto K, Ballow M, Harada S, Bechtold TA, Pearson G, Purtilo DT. Chronic mononucleosis syndrome. South Med J. 1984 Nov;77(11):1376-82. PMID: 6093268

Tobi M, Morag A, Ravid Z, Chowers I, Feldman-Weiss V, Michaeli Y, Ben-Chetrit E, Shalit M, Knobler H. Prolonged atypical illness associated with serological evidence of persistent Epstein-Barr virus infection. Lancet. 1982 Jan 9;1(8263):61-4. PMID: 6119490

 

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