Severe posterior hypometabolism but normal perfusion in a patient with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis revealed by PET/MRI
- 176 Downloads
SS and EI devised the rationale and designed the original article.
SS and EI wrote the original manuscript and collected the data.
EI, AL and JH supervised the study.
SS, PK and EI analyzed and interpreted the data.
MAS, MA and FJA collected the clinical information and the biopsy results.
SS, EI, PK, PBD and BE participated in manuscript writing, editing, and revision.
All authors have read and approved the final version of the present manuscript.
This study was not funded by any official grants.
Compliance with ethical standards
Conflicts of interest
All the authors declare that they have no conflict or potential conflict of interest.
This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the principles of the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Informed consent was obtained from the patient for the anonymous use of patient clinical, imaging, and histologic data. This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board (Comité de Protectiondes Personnes Ile-de-France VI, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière,Paris, France).