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The Inquest into the Death of Sophia Mirza

Today, 13th June 2006, the inquest into the death of Sophia Mirza was held in Brighton Coroners Court, England. The cause of death was stated as 'The verdict was Acute aneuric renal failure due to dehydration arising as a result of CFS' Two pathologists could not agree which name to use - CFS, ME or ME/CFS. In the end it was stated that CFS is a modern word for ME. This is why CFS was used on the death certificate. The pathologist also said - 'ME describes inflammation of the spinal chord and muscles. My work supports the inflammation theory. There was inflammation in the basal root ganglia.'

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