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August 1977

Recurrent Hypersomnia Secondary to Sleep Apnea

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine.

Arch Neurol. 1977;34(8):513-514. doi:10.1001/archneur.1977.00500200073016

• We present a case of recurrent hypersomnia associated with episodes of falling. Historical, clinical, and laboratory data indicate that the condition was secondary to sleep apnea. Conservative treatment provided symptomatic relief, and should be considered in any patient with a similar presentation.

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