Rhythmic movement disorder and cyclic alternating pattern during sleep: A video-polysomnographic study in a 9-year-old boy

Raffaele Manni, Michele Terzaghi, Ivana Sartori, Pierangelo Veggiotti, Liborio Parrino

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

We report on polysomnographic findings in a 9-year-old boy affected by rhythmic movement disorder. The subject's rhythmic movements were found to be intimately linked to unstable nonrapid eye movement N-REM sleep, as shown by their close association with the A phases of the cyclic alternating pattern. We examine the complex interactions between arousal mechanisms and rhythmic movements occurring during sleep.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1186-1190
Number of pages5
JournalMovement Disorders
Volume19
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004

Keywords

  • Arousal
  • CAP
  • Rhythmic movement disorder
  • Sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Rhythmic movement disorder and cyclic alternating pattern during sleep: A video-polysomnographic study in a 9-year-old boy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this