Sleep Disorders

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Abstract

Patients with sleep disorders present with a variety of complaints including excessive daytime sleepiness, daytime spells, inability to sleep, uncomfortable sensation in the extremities, and unusual night time behaviors. This article provides eight vignettes on patients with sleep disorders including narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and rapid eye movement behavior disorder. The discussion provides data regarding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic approach for these conditions. The various treatment options for these sleep disorders are also identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-314
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2003

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Extremities
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Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Cataplexy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Rapid eye movement behavior disorder
  • Restless legs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Sleep Disorders. / Krahn, Lois Elaine.

In: Seminars in Neurology, Vol. 23, No. 3, 09.2003, p. 307-314.

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Krahn, Lois Elaine. / Sleep Disorders. In: Seminars in Neurology. 2003 ; Vol. 23, No. 3. pp. 307-314.
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