AAN 2012: Hypermotor syndrome in obstructive sleep apnea often misdiagnosed as parasomnias or seizures

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Sumaiya Salim, MD, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison, N.J., and colleagues, reported on a case series of nocturnal hypermotor syndrome in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) mistaken for seizures and parasomnias.

A known cause of rhythmic movements in sleep, OSA-related aro...