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Narcolepsy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Narcolepsy
Tree Number(s)
C10.886.425.800.200.750
F03.870.400.800.200.750
Unique ID
D009290
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009290
Scope Note
A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with automatic behaviors and AMNESIA. CATAPLEXY; SLEEP PARALYSIS, and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS frequently accompany narcolepsy. The pathophysiology of this disorder includes sleep-onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which normally follows stage III or IV sleep. (From Neurology 1998 Feb;50(2 Suppl 1):S2-S7)
Entry Term(s)
Gelineau Syndrome
Gelineau's Syndrome
Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome
Narcoleptic Syndrome
Paroxysmal Sleep
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(63)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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