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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 12. No. 1, 2007

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2007;12:47-52

Occasional Survey

Overview of Childhood Parasomnias

PY Chow


Parasomnias, unusual behaviours or movement during sleep, can affect any age group but has preponderance in children. It includes many different disorders and can occur in any sleep stage. Most cases are benign and resolve spontaneously and do not require any pharmacological intervention. Nocturnal epilepsy is the most important diagnosis to be excluded.

Keyword : Children parasomnias

Abstract in Chinese


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