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March 1974

The Kleine-Levin Syndrome: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author Affiliations

Tel-Hashomer, Israel
From the departments of pediatrics (Drs. Frank and Cohen) and neurology (Dr. Braham), the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, and the University of Tel-Aviv Medical School, Israel.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(3):412-413. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110220110016

The Kleine-Levin syndrome is characterized by recurring attacks of morbid sleep, excessive eating, and mental disturbances lasting for a set period of time. Neither an organic factor nor a psychological disorder has been found to be causative in this syndrome.

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