Myotonic dystrophy type 1, daytime sleepiness and REM sleep dysregulation.

  title={Myotonic dystrophy type 1, daytime sleepiness and REM sleep dysregulation.},
  author={Yves Dauvilliers and Luc Laberge},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  volume={16 6},
Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), or Steinert's disease, is the most common adult-onset form of muscular dystrophy. DM1 also constitutes the neuromuscular condition with the most significant sleep disorders including excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), central and obstructive sleep apneas, restless legs syndrome (RLS), periodic leg movements in wake (PLMW) and periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) as well as nocturnal and diurnal rapid eye movement (REM) sleep dysregulation. EDS is the most… CONTINUE READING
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