Medical Definition of Paroxysmal sleep

1. A disorder of sleep associated with excessive daytime sleepiness, involuntary daytime sleep episodes, disturbed nocturnal sleep and cataplexy. Narcolepsy affects over 100,000 people in the United States and appears to have a genetic basis. Symptoms usually begin in the patients twenties. Treatment often includes the use of amphetamines and-or tricyclic antidepressants. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paroxysmal Sleep

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paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria
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paroxysmal sleep (current term)
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