Towards a common pathway for narcolepsy and rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder

Dziewas, Rainer
April 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2007, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p331
Academic Journal
The author comments on the study conducted by J. Mathis and colleagues about the case of a hitherto healthy man who developed narcolepsy and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD), resulting from an isolated inflammatory lesion in the dorsomedial pontine tegmentum. He states that the study reveals a common pathway for narcolepsy and RBD. He appreciates the authors' way of presenting evidences that support their findings.


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