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CASE REPORT

Klein Levin Syndrome and Cavum Verge: A Midline Rarity

Seshadri S Chatterjee, Guru S Gowda, Soumitra Das, Adesh K Agrawal

Keywords : Hypersomnia, Klein Levin syndrome,Cavum verge

Citation Information : Chatterjee SS, Gowda GS, Das S, Agrawal AK. Klein Levin Syndrome and Cavum Verge: A Midline Rarity. Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2018; 12 (2):55-56.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0021

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Klein Levin syndrome (KLS) is rare triad of episodic hypersomnolence, hyperphagia, and hypersexuality. Cavum verge (CV), although, mainly reported as a non-pathological, incidental, neuro-radiological abnormality by itself, may sometimes be associated with behavioral and psychiatric abnormalities. We here present a case of KLS with the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) finding of Cavum verge. We then discuss the current literature of both the disorders and try to find some heuristic associations, if any, between the two.


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