Sleep disorders presenting as common pediatric problems

Goll, Johanna C.; Shapiro, Colin M.
February 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/28/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p617
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article focuses on two cases of sleep disorders presenting as common pediatric problems. The first case involves an 11-year-old boy with severe inattention problems, an inability to concentrate and restlessness. The second case involves a 17-year-old boy who keeps falling asleep suddenly and waking up in a state of confusion. Information is provided on several sleep disorders, including restless legs syndrome and narcolepsy.


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