AUTOMATIC RESPIRATORY-FAILURE - SLEEP STUDIES AND LEIGHS DISEASE (CASE-REPORT) NEUROLOGY Cummiskey, J., Guilleminault, C., Davis, R., Duncan, K., Golden, J. 1987; 37 (12): 1876-1878


A 34-year-old woman with a history of chronic nephropathy, kidney transplant rejections, and repeated hemodialysis developed symptoms of automatic respiratory failure during all states of sleep. The neuropathologic examination revealed symmetric brainstem lesions, explaining the sleep-related respiratory failure. Histology affirmed the diagnosis of Leigh's disease.

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