Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences

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A rare cause of recurrent hypersomnia- Klein-Levin syndrome


Recurrent episodes of severe hypersomnia coupled with cognitive and behavioral abnormalities like disorientation, apathy, derealization, compulsive eating and hypersexuality are hallmarks of unusual sleep disease known as Klein-Levin syndrome. We hereby discuss a 46-year-old gentleman who came with recurrent episode of loss of muscle tone, was diagnosed with Klein-Levin syndrome and responded well to medications