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J Med Genet. 1978 August; 15(4): 254–259.
PMCID: PMC1013693

Genetic study of narcoleptic syndrome.


In this family study of the narcoleptic syndrome, 52% of the probands had an affected first degree relative, 41.9% of the sibs of those probands with an affected parent were similarly affected, 33.3% of the parents of 2 affected sibs and 41.2% of the children (after a correction for age) had narcolepsy, cataplexy, or both.

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