hypnolepsy

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  • Hypnolepsy — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, sleeping — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • EDS (excessive daytime sleepiness) — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. It is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a strong… …   Medical dictionary

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness — A neurological disorder in which there is a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Excessive daytime sleepiness is also known as narcolepsy. The condition is often associated with: {{}}Cataplexy a sudden loss of muscle tone and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gelineau syndrome — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Named for a French neurologist, JBE Gelineau (1859 1906). Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle… …   Medical dictionary

  • Narcolepsy — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Narcolepsy is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a strong emotion), sleep… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sleep, paroxysmal — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sleepiness, excessive daytime (EDS) — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. It is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a strong… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sleeping disease — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome, Gelineau — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Named for a French neurologist, JBE Gelineau (1859 1906). Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle… …   Medical dictionary

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