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Table 2 Adult/Children CFS differences

From: Chronic fatigue syndrome: aetiology, diagnosis and treatment

Age Fatigue Symptoms Psychiatric profile Prevalence
%
Sex
M/F
Triggering factor
Adult
20-40
>6
months
Odynophagia
Painful adenophatias
Myalgias cephalea
Post-anxiety disorders
Depression
0.006-2.5 2-3/1 Flu
Cold
Serious disease
Child
5-15
>3-6
months
Episodic tension cephalea
Recurrent abdominal pain
Tachycardia
Orthostatic hypotension
Sadness
Hyperactivity (initial phase)
Fatigue
0.06-0.32 2.5/1 Traumatism
Sport failure
Mild disease