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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (cont.)

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BecauseREM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) may occur in association with neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson disease, multiple system atrophy, and dementia, consult a neurologist to rule out these conditions. RBD symptoms may be the first manifestations of these disorders, so careful follow-up is needed.

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