What is the role of a physical exam for insomnia?

Updated: Sep 11, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The physical examination may be helpful because findings may offer clues to underlying medical disorders that predispose the patient to insomnia. It may also facilitate the differential diagnosis or classification of insomnia. [1]


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