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Persian Gulf syndrome

Introduction: Persian Gulf syndrome

Description of Persian Gulf syndrome

Persian Gulf syndrome: Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8).
Source: MeSH 2007

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