Case report: Disorder of excessive somnolence due to central nervous system lymphoma

R. P. Lesser, P. St Louis, D. S. Dinner, M. Hanson, J. R. Little, P. H. Slugg

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Abstract

We report a patient who developed confusion and recurrent daytime episodes of hypersomnolence. His symptoms proved to be due to a diencephalic primary central nervous system lymphoma, implying that a diencephalic defect in some instances may be involved in the pathogenesis of recurrent sleep attacks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-119
Number of pages5
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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