I reviewed more than 80 textbooks, and only two mentioned the name myalgic encephalomyelitis rather than chronic fatigue syndrome. You can see my findings here: http://www.meaction.net/2016/07/19/medical-textbooks-in-mecfs-2-of-2/
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