Case Study of the Month

Case Study of the Month – May 2022

The AASM Case Study of the Month for May is about a 63-year-old female retired teacher who presented with the chief complaint of headaches occurring during sleep for the past six months. Her primary care provider was concerned about possible OSA triggering the headaches. The [...]

2022-05-12T10:54:31-05:00May 12th, 2022|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – April 2022

The AASM Case Study of the Month for April is about a 67-year-old woman who was referred for evaluation of a multi-year history of chronic insomnia and who had been prescribed several hypnotic medications, without relief. The case was submitted by Daniel J. Buysse, [...]

2022-04-18T08:24:52-05:00April 14th, 2022|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – March 2022

The AASM Case Study of the Month for March is about a 6-year-old with a four-month history of falling asleep easily, difficulty concentrating, and declining grades. The case was submitted by Laura Beth Mann Dosier, MD, and Richard M. Kravitz, MD, and is published [...]

2022-03-17T11:41:44-05:00March 17th, 2022|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – February 2022

The AASM Case Study of the Month for Febuary is about an 18-year-old male with a history of autism, intellectual disability, nocturnal enuresis, and ADHD. The case was submitted by Lewis M. Milrod, MD, and is published in the Case Book of Sleep Medicine: [...]

2022-02-17T11:00:15-06:00February 17th, 2022|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – January 2022

The AASM Case Study of the Month for January is about a 42-year-old man who presented with a history of difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep since working on a Navy submarine in the 1990s, with worsening of his symptoms since then. The case was submitted [...]

2022-01-13T12:48:42-06:00January 13th, 2022|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – December 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for December is about a 17-year-old female who was referred to the sleep disorders clinic for the evaluation of her excessive sleepiness, which started approximately 2 to 3 years prior to her evaluation. The patient reported falling [...]

2021-12-10T16:05:41-06:00December 16th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – November 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for November is about a 47-year-old man who presented to a sleep disorders center because of the presence of nocturnal episodes characterized by screaming during sleep, sometimes accompanied by sitting up and attempting to get out of [...]

2021-11-10T16:21:28-06:00November 10th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – October 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for October is about a 15-year-old typically developing female with asthma, chronic allergic rhinitis, hypertension, and obesity presented for evaluation of nocturnal enuresis. Enuresis occurred nightly, and the patient has never previously been consistently dry during sleep. [...]

2021-11-10T09:00:37-06:00October 15th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Case Study of the Month – August 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for August  is about a 6-year-old female with no past medical history other than chronic snoring who presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of lethargy, productive cough with white, frothy sputum, and hypoxemia to [...]

2021-11-10T09:02:57-06:00August 12th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|
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