Disease Information for Sleep terror disorder

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Night sweats
Insomnia
Nightmares/excess dreaming (Paroniria)
Nocturnal body movements/legs moving
Sleep disturbance
Sleep terrors
Sleep walking
Child Terrors/Crying Uncontrollably
Fearful/Afraid
Low frustration tolerance/Child
Bed wetting
Nocturnal awakenings Events Phenomenon
Waking suddenly at night
Disease Progression
Course/Improves with time/growth/development
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Sleeping status
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Test/Sleep Study Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Eneuresis Bed Wetting
Hallucinations
Sleep Fragmentation
Sleep terror syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Psychiatric/stress (misc) disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
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Definition

A disorder characterized by incomplete arousals from sleep associated with behavior suggesting extreme fright. This condition primarily affects children and young adults and the individual generally has no recall of the event. Episodes tend to occur during stage III or IV. SOMNAMBULISM is frequently associated with this condition. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p391)

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