Secondary narcolepsy in a child after resection of a craniopharyngioma

Hardik Sheth, Sagar Karia, Nilesh Shah, Avinash Desousa


Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder of sleep characterised by excessive daytime sleepiness and has been reported following the removal of a craniopharyngioma due to a host of neurological and endocrinological causative factors. We present here a case of a child that developed secondary narcolepsy following resection of a craniopharyngioma.


Narcolepsy, Sleep, Craniopharyngioma

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