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We MUST not call it MUS
  1. Paul Goldsmith
  1. Correspondence to Dr Paul Goldsmith, Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria, Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK; paul.goldsmith{at}

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Although it is commendable that functional conditions have entered the core medical student curriculum, I implore those involved with educational processes to drop the term ‘Medically Unexplained Symptoms’ (MUS). A key part of the therapeutic approach is making a positive diagnosis, not just telling the patient what they …

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