Kleine-Levin syndrome

[ klahyn-luh-vin ]
/ ˈklaɪn ləˈvɪn /

noun Pathology.

prolonged episodes of excessive sleepiness often accompanied by overeating, hallucinations, and electroencephalogram changes, usually beginning in adolescence.

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Origin of Kleine-Levin syndrome

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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