Normal sleep-wake and circadian rhythms in a case of Gerstmann- Sträussler-Sheinker (GSS) disease

G. Pierangeli, F. Bono, U. Aguglia, P. Maltoni, P. Montagna, E. Lugaresi, A. Quattrone, P. Cortelli

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Abstract

A polysomnographic study showed normal sleep patterns and circadian rhythms in a patient with ataxic type GSS. Our results suggest that sleep and circadian rhythm changes in prion diseases are due to the involvement of specific brain areas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-41
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2004

Keywords

  • Circadian rhythm
  • Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease
  • Polysomnography
  • Prion diseases
  • Sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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