Kleine-Levin syndrome


Kleine-Levin syndrome
/kluyn"leuh vin"/, Pathol.
prolonged episodes of excessive sleepiness often accompanied by overeating, hallucinations, and electroencephalogram changes, usually beginning in adolescence.
[after German psychologist Willi Kleine (fl. 1925) and U.S. psychologist Max Levin (born 1901), who independently described it in the 1920s]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Kleine-Levin syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29520 ICD10 = ICD10|G|47|8|g|40 ICD9 = ICD9|327.13 ICDO = OMIM = 148840 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D017593 Kleine Levin Syndrome, or KLS, is a rare disorder… …   Wikipedia

  • Kleine-Levin syndrome — A rare condition characterized by excessive need for sleep, food, and sexual disinhibition. Most people with Kleine Levin syndrome are adolescent males. When awake, they may be confused, irritable, and lethargic, and some have hallucinations. The …   Medical dictionary

  • Kleine-Levin syndrome — /kluyn leuh vin /, Pathol. prolonged episodes of excessive sleepiness often accompanied by overeating, hallucinations, and electroencephalogram changes, usually beginning in adolescence. [after German psychologist Willi Kleine (fl. 1925) and U.S …   Universalium

  • Kleine-Levin syndrome — a rare episodic disorder characterized by periods (usually of a few days or weeks) in which sufferers eat enormously, sleep for most of the day and night, and may become more dependent or aggressive than normal. Between episodes they are usually… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Syndrome de Kleine-Levin — Classification et ressources externes CIM 10 G47.8 CIM 9 327.13 OMIM …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de kleine-levin — Le syndrome de Kleine Levin (KLS) est un trouble du sommeil faisant partie des hypersomnies récurrentes. Le KLS est une maladie extrêmement rare, caractérisée par un besoin excessif de sommeil (hypersomnie), jusqu’à 20 heures par jour. D’autres… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kleine-Levin-Syndrom — Das Kleine Levin Syndrom (KLS) ist eine Erkrankung mit periodisch erhöhtem Schlafbedürfnis (Hypersomnie), Wahrnehmungs und Verhaltensstörungen. Die Krankheit tritt bevorzugt bei Jungen auf. Eine genetische Ursache wird angenommen, ist aber nicht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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