Diagnosis of REM sleep behaviour disorder

The diagnostic criteria of REM sleep behaviour disorder are as follows. (!,,34)

1. Polysomnographic abnormality during REM sleep: elevated submental electromyographic tone and/or excessive phasic submental and/or limb electromyographic twitching.

2. Documentation of abnormal REM sleep behaviours during polysomnographic studies, or a history of injurious or disruptive sleep behaviours.

3. Absence of EEG epileptiform activity during REM sleep.

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