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TURK J CHILD ADOLESC MENT HEALTH. 2016; 23(2): 134-136


Successful Outcome with Methylphenidate In Treatment of Kleine-Levin Syndrome: A Case Report

Akyol Ardıç Ü, Ercan ES..

Abstract
Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS) is characterized by hypersomnia, hyperphagia, and hypersexuality that is encountered mainly in male adolescents. Effective treatment modalities have not yet been established for both symptom control and recurrence prevention. This is a case report about a14year-old boy that had presented with KLS symptoms where osmotic release oral system-methylphenidate (OROS-MPH) yielded successful symptom control.

Key words: Kleine-Levin Syndrome, OROS-MPH, treatment



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