Patients with sleep disorders present with a variety of complaints including excessive daytime sleepiness, daytime spells, inability to sleep, uncomfortable sensation in the extremities, and unusual night time behaviors. This article provides eight vignettes on patients with sleep disorders including narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and rapid eye movement behavior disorder. The discussion provides data regarding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic approach for these conditions. The various treatment options for these sleep disorders are also identified.
- Rapid eye movement behavior disorder
- Restless legs
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology