publication . Article . 2015


E. I. Semenova; Yu. V. Tokareva; Yu. A. Belova; A. S. Kotov; Yu. V. Eliseev;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2015 Journal: Russian Journal of Child Neurology, volume 10, pages 43-47 (issn: 2073-8803, eissn: 2412-9178, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Kleine–Levin syndrome (KLS) is characterized by sleep attacks lasting several hours or days with imperative onset and awakening difficulty. The syndrome belongs to rare and little studied diseases not only in our country, but also throughout the world. It was first described in 1786. The diagnostic criteria for KLS include: 1) complaints of excessive somnolence; 2) sleepiness episodes lasting at least 18 hours daily; 3) at least 1–2 annual hypersomnia episodes lasting 3 days to 3 weeks; 4) predominance generally in adolescent males; 5) characteristic changes at polysomnographic study; 6) no relationship of hypersomnia to other somatic or mental disorders, such a...
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