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Narcolepsy type 1

Disease definition

A rare neurologic disease characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness associated with uncontrollable sleep urges and cataplexy (sudden loss of muscle tone while awake, often triggered by pleasant emotions).

ORPHA:2073

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Gélineau disease
    • Narcolepsy-cataplexy
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Childhood, Adult
  • ICD-10: G47.4
  • OMIM: 161400  605841  609039  612417  612851  614223  614250
  • UMLS: C0027404  C0751362
  • MeSH: D009290
  • GARD: 7162
  • MedDRA: 10028713

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