II. Epidemiology

  1. Prevalence
    1. Age 3 to 13 years old: 17.3%
    2. Age over 15 years old: 2.9 to 4.2%
  2. No gender predominance (girls and boys equally affected)
  3. Familial inheritance component

III. Symptoms

  1. Inappropriate behavior
  2. Slowed responses
  3. Slurred speech
  4. Confusion after awakening
  5. No memory of event
  6. Timing
    1. Onset during first half of sleep

IV. Management

  1. Reassure family
    1. Episodes resolve without intervention
  2. Treat as with other Parasomnias
    1. See Sleep Walking
    2. Counsel on home safety

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Ontology: Confusional Arousals (C0752295)

Concepts Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction (T048)
MSH D020921
ICD9 327.41
ICD10 G47.51
SnomedCT 441830002
Czech zmatené probouzení, Vzbuzení se zmateností
English Confusional arousal, Arousal, Confusional, Confusional Arousal, Arousals, Confusional, Confusional arousal disorder (disorder), Confusional arousal disorder, Confusional arousals, confusional arousal, confusional arousals, confusional arousals (diagnosis), sleep disorder confusional arousals, Confusional Arousals
Portuguese Despertar Confusional, Excitação confusional
Spanish Despertar confusional, Despertar Confuso, trastorno del despertar confusional, trastorno del despertar confusional (trastorno)
French Excitation confusionnelle, Éveils confus, Éveils confusionnels
Dutch confusie-arousal, Confusionele 'arousals'
German Schlaftrunkenheit, Verwirrtes Aufwachen
Italian Risveglio confuso, Risvegli confusionali
Japanese 錯乱性覚醒, サクランセイカクセイ
Hungarian Zavart készenlét
Norwegian Forvirret oppvåkning