USMLE step 2 MCQ 82:A 7 year old boy is taken to his pediatrician by his father. The father noticed that the child awoke jerking his limbs during his sleep

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A 7 year old boy is taken to his pediatrician by his father. The father noticed that the child awoke jerking his limbs during his sleep. When he called out to him the child was muttering to himself, seemed agitated, and failed to notice his father was in the room. On examination ,the boy was alert and well. Neurologic examination was entirely normal and the child's motor skills, language, and social interaction seemed normal for his age. The most likely diagnosis in this case is

a) night terrors
b) nightmares
c) breath holding spell
d) febrile convulsion
e) epilepsy


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