Primary Hypersomnia

Known as: Idiopathic Hypersomnia 
A disorder of central nervous system etiology characterized by excessive sleepiness during the daytime.
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
STUDY OBJECTIVES Differentiation of narcolepsy without cataplexy from idiopathic hypersomnia relies entirely upon the multiple… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE To retrospectively describe childhood presentations of primary hypersomnia with an emphasis on narcolepsy-cataplexy in… (More)
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2009
2009
STUDY OBJECTIVE To (1) replicate our prior result of low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) histamine levels in human narcolepsy in a… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Defining the precise nosological limits of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia is an ongoing process dating back to the first… (More)
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2006
2006
We explored the possibility of diagnostic confusion between hypersomnias of central origin (narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia… (More)
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2003
2003
The discovery that hypocretins are involved in narcolepsy, a disorder associated with excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy… (More)
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2002
2002
We measured cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) hypocretin-1 levels in 11 patients with narcolepsy-cataplexy, five with narcolepsy without… (More)
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2001
2001
In contrast to narcolepsy and the Kleine-Levin syndrome, idiopathic hypersomnia is a recently described sleep disorder. Absence… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE The differential diagnosis of primary (idiopathic) vs. psychiatric hypersomnia is challenging because of the lack of… (More)
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1996
1996
To better define the clinical spectra of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia, we retrospectively compared clinical and… (More)
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