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  Kleine-Levin Syndrome: Two Cases [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 2021; 27(4): 426-429 | DOI: 10.4274/tnd.2021.85353  

Kleine-Levin Syndrome: Two Cases

Gaye Yıldırım1, Ayşen Süzen Ekinci2
1Ordu State Hospital, Clinic of Neurophysiology, Ordu, Turkey
2Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Neurophysiology, Izmir, Turkey

Kleine-Levin syndrome is a rare disease characterized by periodic hypersomnia, cognitive impairment, and behavioral disorders, such as hyperphagia and hypersexuality. It is common among adolescents and males. It has an unknown etiology. Two patients were discussed with the backings of literature in order to increase the awareness of clinicians, considering that there is a limited information regarding the syndrome.

Keywords: Kleine-Levin syndrome, hypersomnia, polysomnography, multiple sleep latency test


Gaye Yıldırım, Ayşen Süzen Ekinci. Kleine-Levin Syndrome: Two Cases. Turk J Neurol. 2021; 27(4): 426-429

Corresponding Author: Gaye Yıldırım, Türkiye


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