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Head banging persisting during adolescence: A case with polysomnographic findings.
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PMID:  25288849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Head banging is a sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder of unknown etiology. It is common during infancy; however, available literature suggests that prevalence decreases dramatically after childhood. We report the case of a 16-year-old male who presented with head banging. The symptoms were interfering with his functioning and he had been injured because of the same in the past. We are presenting the video-polysomnographic data of the case. Possible differential diagnoses, etiology, and treatment modalities are discussed. The boy was prescribed clonazepam and followed up for 3 months. Parents did not report any episode afterward.
Ravi Gupta; Deepak Goel; Mohan Dhyani; Manish Mittal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosciences in rural practice     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0976-3147     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosci Rural Pract     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-07     Completed Date:  2014-10-07     Revised Date:  2014-10-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101533710     Medline TA:  J Neurosci Rural Pract     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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