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12. Misdiagnosis / Related Diagnosis and Tests

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Published on Jun 5, 2013

Eleven anwers of Prof. Dr. Kenny de Meirleir about ME, misdiagnosis, related diagnosis and tests.

00:13 Which other groups of patients run the risk to be misdiagnosed with CFS?
01:22 What other deviations do you diagnose by which people eventually are excluded from ME? Does this occur often?
02:01 When do you diagnose that a patient has CFS and not ME?
02:52 These last couple of years you have been testing ME/cfs patients for Lyme with improved tests. What's your experience with these? What's the risk of being wrongly diagnosed with Lyme's disease?
03:40 There's an increasing number of ME patients who're also afflicted with Bartonella (cat scratch disease). Yet in the second web seminar on November 10th you say we shouldn't start from exclusions. So what's the effect of co-morbidity in ME?
05:06 What's the relationship between IBS (PDS) and ME/cfs?
06:09 What does a low number of natural killer cells imply?
07:01 What does activation of the complement system imply?
07:49 What's the use of an MRI-scan, a Spect-scan or an EEG in ME/cfs?
09:24 What exactly is the problem with the mitochondria?
10:33 Is there a genetic connection between autism, MS and ME?

This web seminar is part of the project 'Wetenschap voor Patiƫnten' or in English 'Science for Patients'. This project is realized through a collaboration between Science Alliance and the Dutch ME/cvs Vereniging. There will be 20 web seminars with Prof. Dr. Kenny De Meirleir. Other ME/cfs scientists will follow. Not all seminars are available with English subtitles yet. We are working hard to produce them for you. Sign up to this Youtube channels to see the latest video's.
This video does not contain any diagnostic or therapeutic information about your own medical condition. It can never replace a personal consult. Notify your attending doctor in time about any question, complaint or sympom you might have.

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