kleine levin syndrome

Kleine-Levin syndrome

[klahyn-luh-vin]
noun Pathology.
prolonged episodes of excessive sleepiness often accompanied by overeating, hallucinations, and electroencephalogram changes, usually beginning in adolescence.

Origin:
after German psychologist Willi Kleine (flourished 1925) and U.S. psychologist Max Levin (born 1901), who independently described it in the 1920s

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