• Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Categorization

CATEGORY (Skin, General, Viral, Contagious) Diseases of the Nervous System
System Nervous System
Organ Brain
Alternate Names /Common Names
  • Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
  • Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome
Names in different languages
  • Stanchezza in Italian
  • Thakana in Hindi
  • Pilo in Korean
  • Fatiga in Spanish
  • Ayasa in Kannada
ICD 10 Classification G93.3
World statistic
  • Different studies have reported between 7 and 3000 cases of CFS for every 100,000 adult population
  • Center for Disease Control reports more than 1 million Americans for CFS of which 80% are undiagnosed
  • According to NHS in UK around 250,000 people are affected by CFS
  • CFS occurs at least four times more frequently in women than in men
Indian statistics Reliable statistics not available
Most prevalent in Worldwide distribution (but grossly underdiagnosed)