What is the role of lab tests in the workup of pediatric sleep disorders?

Updated: Oct 09, 2018
  • Author: Sufen Chiu, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Routine dipstick urinalysis, growth/height trajectory, and blood pressure are used to exclude other medical causes of enuresis. Lumbar puncture to measure hypocretin and genetic testing may be helpful for diagnosing narcolepsy.


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