Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of narcolepsy?

Updated: Sep 04, 2019
  • Author: Sagarika Nallu, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The male-to-female ratio in narcolepsy is 1.64:1. The age-of-onset distribution is bimodal, with the highest peak occurring at 15 years and a less pronounced peak occurring at 36 years. However, narcolepsy has been reported in children as young as 2 years.


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