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Why do you get a neurologic exam to help diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder?

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When trying to diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, the neurologic exam is often normal. But your doctor will want to check in case there are signs of an underlying neurological problem.

From: Diagnosing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 20, 2017
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