Disorders of Excessive Somnolence
"Disorders of Excessive Somnolence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Disorders characterized by hypersomnolence during normal waking hours that may impair cognitive functioning. Subtypes include primary hypersomnia disorders (e.g., IDIOPATHIC HYPERSOMNOLENCE; NARCOLEPSY; and KLEINE-LEVIN SYNDROME) and secondary hypersomnia disorders where excessive somnolence can be attributed to a known cause (e.g., drug affect, MENTAL DISORDERS, and SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME). (From J Neurol Sci 1998 Jan 8;153(2):192-202; Thorpy, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 2nd ed, p320)
|Disorders of Excessive Somnolence
- Disorders of Excessive Somnolence
- Excessive Somnolence Disorder
- Somnolence Disorder, Excessive
- Somnolence Disorders, Excessive
- Excessive Somnolence Disorders
- Hypersomnolence Disorders
- Hypersomnolence Disorder
- DOES (Disorders of Excessive Somnolence)
- DOESs (Disorders of Excessive Somnolence)
- Hypersomnia, Recurrent
- Hypersomnias, Recurrent
- Recurrent Hypersomnia
- Recurrent Hypersomnias
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