Narcolepsy, Infections, and Autoimmunity

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness. It is caused by the loss of orexin-producing neurons in the lateral hypothalamus. There is evidence suggesting an autoimmune-mediated process may be the cause of the specific loss of orexin-producing neurons. In par...

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Autores Principales: Arango, María-Teresa, Kivity, Shaye, Agmon-Levin, Nancy, Chapman, Joab, Givaty, Gili, Shoenfeld, Yehuda
Formato: Capítulo de libro (Book Chapter)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Elsevier Inc. 2015
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