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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 276-278

Kleine Levin Syndrome : A Report of two Cases


1 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India
2 Professor of Psychiatry, G.B. Pant Hospital New Delhi-110 002, India
3 Senior Resident, G.B. Pant Hospital New Delhi-110 002, India

Correspondence Address:
R C Jiloha
Professor of Psychiatry, G.B. Pant Hospital New Delhi-110 002
India
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Two cases of Kleine-Levin Syndrome with illness duration of three and four months respectively are presented. Both cases in their adolescence presented with typical features of the syndrome-onset after high grade fever episodic course and spontaneous remission of each episode and normalcy in between the episodes Characteristic features of each episode in both cases were hypersomnia, eating excessively, disinhibited behaviour, affective features like irritability social withdrawal and lack of personal care and cognitive disturbance. The second case had sexual disinhibition which is another important feature seen in Kleine-Levin Syndrome. Both patients responded well to lithium therapy.



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