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Klein Levin Syndrome and Cavum Verge: A Midline Rarity

Seshadri S Chatterjee, Soumitra Das, Adesh K Agrawal

Keywords : Cavum verge, Hypersomnia, Klein Levin syndrome

Citation Information : Chatterjee SS, 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: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


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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