Chronic fatigue rare but serious in teens

A new survey of Dutch doctors and their patients suggests that chronic fatigue syndrome affects only about 1 in 900 teenagers – but takes a heavy toll.

Among those teens diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, more than 90 percent had at least missed “considerable” school in the last 6 months, with some saying they had not attended school at all during that time.

More @ Reuters

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