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Clinical assessment and management of sleep disorders in multiple sclerosis: a literature review.
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PMID:  23190288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The major sleep disorders are common in multiple sclerosis (MS) and are associated with significant morbidity. Despite this, the rate of recognition and management of these conditions are low. All types of sleep disorders are seen in patients with MS: insomnia, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, sleep-related movement disorders, sleep-related breathing disorders, hypersomnia (narcolepsy), and parasomnia (REM sleep behavior disorder; RBD). This literature review covers the prevalence, clinical features, and treatment of sleep disorders in MS. Based on clinical experience, the spectrum of symptoms associated with MS, and the current knowledge of MS pathophysiology, we have also enclosed proposed strategies for clinical assessment and investigation of sleep disorders in MS patients.
H M B Lunde; B Bjorvatn; K-M Myhr; L Bø
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Scandinavica. Supplementum     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1600-5449     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol. Scand., Suppl.c     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370337     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Scand Suppl     Country:  Denmark    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  24-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Department of Neurology, The Norwegian Multiple Sclerosis Competence Centre, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
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