Idiopathic hypersomnia.

@article{Billiard1996IdiopathicH,
  title={Idiopathic hypersomnia.},
  author={M. Billiard},
  journal={Neurologic clinics},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          573-82
        }
}
  • M. Billiard
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Neurologic clinics
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia is not as well delineated as narcolepsy and its history is much more recent. There are at least two forms of the disorder: (1) a polysymptomatic form, characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, nocturnal sleep of abnormally long duration, and signs of sleep drunkenness on awakening, and (2) a monosymptomatic form that manifests only by excessive daytime sleepiness. The most widely used laboratory procedures are nocturnal polysomnographic recording following by an MSLT… CONTINUE READING
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