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Disease Kleine-Levin Syndrome

Name Kleine-Levin Syndrome
Synonyms Familial Hibernation (Kleine-Levin) Syndrome | Familial Kleine Levin Syndrome | Familial Kleine-Levin Syndrome | Hibernation Syndrome, Kleine-Levin | Hypersomnia, Periodic | Kleine Levin Critchley Syndrome | Kleine-Levin-Critchley Syndrome | Kleine Levin Hibernation Syndrome | Kleine-Levin Hibernation Syndrome | Kleine Levin Syndrome | Kleine-Levin Syndrome, Familial | Periodic Hypersomnia | Periodic Hypersomnias | Syndrome, Familial Kleine-Levin | Syndrome, Kleine-Levin | Syndrome, Kleine-Levin-Critchley | Syndrome, Kleine-Levin Hibernation
Definition A rare condition characterized by recurrent hypersomnias associated with hyperphagia, occurring primarily in males in the second to third decade of life. Clinical features include mental confusion, excessive sleep requirements (approximately 18 hours per day), restlessness, and in some cases hallucinations. Episodes have a duration of days to weeks, and may recur several times per year. This condition may resolve spontaneously over several years. (From Adams, et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p569)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D017593

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyssomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Disorders of Excessive Somnolence Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kleine-Levin Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyssomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Disorders of Excessive Somnolence Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kleine-Levin Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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