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A 67-year-old man with progressive motor neuron disease was evaluated in the sleep clinic because of dream enactment, daytime sleepiness, and apnea detected on a sleep study. Four months earlier, he had fallen asleep while washing dishes; this resulted in a fall and unstable C1 spinal fracture. A diagnostic test was performed.
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From the Departments of Neurology (A.V., S.B., H.M.R., J.J.L.) and Radiology (B.Z.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Neurology (A.V., S.B., H.M.R., J.J.L.) and Radiology (B.Z.), Harvard Medical School — both in Boston.
January 13, 2022
N Engl J Med 2022; 386:173-180
Richard C. Cabot, Founder, Eric S. Rosenberg, M.D., Editor, David M. Dudzinski, M.D., Associate Editor, Meridale V. Baggett, M.D., Associate Editor, Kathy M. Tran, M.D., Associate Editor, Dennis C. Sgroi, M.D., Associate Editor, Jo-Anne O. Shepard, M.D., Associate Editor, Emily K. McDonald, Production Editor, Tara Corpuz, Production Editor
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