Familial narcolepsy secondary to breed-specific mutations in the hypocretin receptor 2 gene and sporadic narcolepsy associated with hypocretin ligand deficiencies occur in dogs in this report, a pituitary mass is described as a unique cause of narcolepsy-cataplexy in a dog.
A case of narcolepsy type 2 and postural tachycardia syndrome secondary to lesions of the thalamus and amygdala the central nervous system, there are far fewer reports of narcolepsy type 2 (nt2) caused by discrete brain lesions we report a case of a patient in whom nt2 was diagnosed after a viral illness, and inflammatory lesions in the. Primary narcolepsy is a sleep disorder with classical presentation showing symptoms of cataplexy, excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, and hypnogogic hallucinations a rare case of secondary narcolepsy was seen in a patient with self-inflicted genital injury.
Case report abstract: primary narcolepsy is a sleep disorder with classical presentation showing symptoms of cataplexy, excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, and hypnogogic hallucinations a rare case of secondary narcolepsy was seen in a patient with self-inflicted genital injury. The hypothalamus is an important structure that regulates sleep via hypocretin neurotransmission central nervous system disorders such as tumors and vascular legions involving the hypothalamus can cause secondary narcolepsy in addition, brain trauma can contribute to post-traumatic narcolepsy despite lack of any definite brain lesion.
Idiopathic narcolepsy with cataplexy is caused by a deficiency of the hypothalamic hypocretin system  selective loss of hypocretin-producing neurons in the dorsolateral hypothalamus with sparing of adjacent melanin-concentrating hormone cells, a tight linkage to the hla dqb10602 haplotype.
Secondary narcolepsy, more correctly called symptomatic narcolepsy, has rarely been reported in humans and can result from brain tumors, stroke, demyelination, traumatic injury, and encephalitis between 1969 and 2005, 116 human cases of symptomatic narcolepsy-cataplexy were reported. Citation: mehta radha j, gandhi vishal a, shah nilima d, mehta ritambhara y, singh gaurav h (2015) case report of secondary narcolepsy presenting as self-inflicted genital injury.
In this case report, we expand the phenotype of rohhad with a number of striking sleep symptoms that together can be classified as a secondary form of narcolepsy we present a 7-year-old girl with rohhad who displayed the classic features of narcolepsy with cataplexy: excessive daytime sleepiness with daytime naps, visual hallucinations, and partial cataplexy reflected in intermittent loss of facial muscle tone.