TITLE

Kleine-Levin syndrome in tubercular meningitis

AUTHOR(S)
Thacker, Anup K.; Aeron, Anupam; Haider, Jamal; Rao, K. M.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology;Dec2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p270
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Kleine Levin syndrome is a rare syndrome that involves hypersomnolence, megaphagia and psychiatric disturbances of unknown etiology and pathogenesis. A 16-year-old male with tuberculous meningitis developed hypersomnia and megaphagia with cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showing increased T2 hyperintensity in the cerebral peduncles and left occipital cortex. Antitubercular therapy led to the disappearance of clinical symptoms and MRI changes.
ACCESSION #
28720113

 

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