Sleep disorders in adult-onset myotonic dystrophy type 1: A controlled polysomnographic study

A. Romigi, F. Izzi, V. Pisani, F. Placidi, L. R. Pisani, M. G. Marciani, F. Corte, M. B. Panico, F. Torelli, E. Uasone, G. Vitrani, M. Albanese, R. Massa

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Abstract

Background: Sleep disturbances and excessive daytime somnolence are common and disabling features in adult-onset myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). Methods: Our study used questionnaires, ambulatory polysomnography and the multiple sleep latency test to evaluate sleep-wake cycle and daytime sleepiness in unselected adult-onset DM1 patients. We recruited 18 patients affected by adult-onset DM1 and 18 matched controls. Results: Sleep efficiency was

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1139-1145
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Neurology
Volume18
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011

Keywords

  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Myotonic dystrophy type 1
  • PLMS
  • Polysomnography
  • Sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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    Romigi, A., Izzi, F., Pisani, V., Placidi, F., Pisani, L. R., Marciani, M. G., Corte, F., Panico, M. B., Torelli, F., Uasone, E., Vitrani, G., Albanese, M., & Massa, R. (2011). Sleep disorders in adult-onset myotonic dystrophy type 1: A controlled polysomnographic study. European Journal of Neurology, 18(9), 1139-1145. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-1331.2011.03352.x