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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 192-194

Psychosis in a case of Kleine-Levin syndrome: A diagnostic challenge

Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Vasantmeghna Srinivasa Murthy
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.130993

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Kleine-Levin syndrome (KLS) is a rare disorder of sleep diagnosed mainly on clinical grounds. It presents a unique diagnostic dilemma for neurologists and psychiatrists; especially due to a high risk of being diagnosed as a psychiatric condition like a mood disorder. However, there is literature available documenting the cooccurrence of psychiatric illnesses in patients diagnosed with KLS. The following case highlights the above points.

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