Kleine-levin syndrome

What is Kleine-levin syndrome?

A rare form of periodic hypersomnia associated with bulimia, occurring in males aged 10–25 years, characterized by periods of ravenous appetite alternating with prolonged sleep up to 18 hours and behavioral disturbances, impaired thought processes, and hallucinations. Acute illness or fatigue may precede an episode. Occurence up to several times a year.

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