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Keywords:

  • REM behavior disorder;
  • sleep disorders;
  • Machado–Joseph Disease;
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3;
  • sleep disorders in spinocerebellar ataxias

Abstract

We reported previously that behavior suggestive of rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) was markedly increased in a small population of SCA-3 patients. We, therefore, asked patients and nonpatient attendees at an SCA-3 annual clinic to complete a questionnaire soliciting RBD-like behavior. Our results support the previous observation that RBD-like behaviors are significantly increased in SCA-3. © 2003 Movement Disorder Society