Case Study of the Month

Case Study of the Month – February 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for February  is about  a 16-year-old male with no significant past medical history who presented with a chief complaint of recurrent episodes of excessive sleepiness. Per family report, the patient had four separate episodes of prolonged hypersomnia [...]

2021-02-11T08:06:39-06:00February 11th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – January 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for January  is about a 15-month-old girl whose parents report has never slept through the night. The child currently awakens about every 1.5 to 2 hrs “screaming” and extremely agitated, beginning at about 23:00. The case was submitted [...]

2021-02-10T16:39:24-06:00January 14th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – December 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for December is about a 25-year-old male who presented to the sleep clinic with difficulty falling asleep, difficulty waking in the morning, and EDS for the past 10 years. His sleep schedule included a weekday bedtime of [...]

2021-02-10T16:38:53-06:00December 10th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – November 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for November is about a 19-year-old college sophomore who plays football at a Division II school, who presented to a sleep center with symptoms of daytime sleepiness, excessive energy in the late evening, aches and joint pain, [...]

2021-02-10T16:38:15-06:00November 12th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – October 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for October is about a 32-year-old male active-duty Army noncommissioned officer who was referred for evaluation of snoring, witnessed apneas, and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). He had one prior year-long combat deployment to Iraq in 2010. The [...]

2020-10-15T12:25:03-05:00October 15th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – September 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for September is about a 4-year-old female who presents to the pediatric sleep clinic with her mother. Her mother reports a 3-year history of snoring and restless sleep. Even as an infant, the patient’s family noticed she [...]

2020-09-16T09:56:51-05:00September 16th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – August 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for August is about a 65-year-old man with Parkinson Disease (PD) who presented to the sleep clinic for evaluation of a 2-year history of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). The case was submitted by Andrew Lim, MD and [...]

2020-08-13T10:39:56-05:00August 13th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – July 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for July is about a 29-year-old male, accompanied by his wife, who presented with the chief complaint of "unusual sounds during sleep" for at least 2 years. The case was submitted by Cinthya Pena Orbea, MD and [...]

2020-07-16T16:20:11-05:00July 16th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – June 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for June is about a is about a 7-year-old male who presented with nocturnal behaviors that began one year prior to clinic presentation. The behaviors primarily consisted of nocturnal headaches that would awaken him from sleep, occasionally [...]

2020-06-11T13:56:58-05:00June 11th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – May 2020

The AASM Case Study of the Month for May is about a is about a 14-year-old young man who presented to a sleep center upon referral by his psychiatrist. Medical history is significant for recurrent depression, for which the patient is receiving both bupropion [...]

2020-06-11T13:56:41-05:00May 15th, 2020|Case Study of the Month|