Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences


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.

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