A reader e-mailed the following exam question regarding sleep disorders in children:
The Q with its alternatives is>as follows;All the following do not constitute>pathologic criteria for sleep except 1.hypnic jerk>2.increased somnolence 3.sleep myoclonus.are there any>different pathologic criteria for children other than>ICSD2.if so what are these criteria.Your reply would>be of immense help for my exams.
My answer was:
hypnic jerk is benign. Somnolence and myoclonus are pathologic.
If anyone has a better answer for this question, please post it in the comments.