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J Korean Sleep Res Soc. 2012;8(1):14-16.         doi: https://doi.org/10.13078/jksrs.11004
신경퇴행성 질환의 전 증상으로 여겨지는 특발성 렘수면 행동 장애 1예
배진원, 조재욱, 김대진, 류철형, 이재혁
1부산대학교병원 신경과
2양산부산대학교병원 신경과
3연세대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
A Case of Idiopathic REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder Suspected Presymptomatic Stage of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Jin-Won Bae, Jae-Wook Cho, Dae-Jin Kim, Chul Hyoung Lyoo, Jae-Hyeok Lee
1Department of Neurology, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea
2Department of Neurology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea
3Department of Neurology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Jae-Hyeok Lee ,Tel: +82-2-2019-3320, Fax: +82-2-3462-5904, Email: koreasleep@empal.com
Received: April 28, 2011   Accepted: June 8, 2011   Published online: June 30, 2011
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REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) may be idiopathic or associated with various neurodegenerative disorders such as parkinsonian disorders. We report here a patient diagnosed as idiopathic RBD. He had additional clinical features such as anosmia and various autonomic dysfunctions. FP-CIT PET imaging showed reduced bilateral striatal dopamine transporter binding uptake. These findings suggest that patients with idiopathic RBD can have various clinical features seen in parkinsonian disorders beyond sleep complaint.
Keywords: REM sleep behavior disorder | Dopamine transporter | Neurodegenerative diseases.
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