Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Exploding Head Syndrome: A Case Report

Muhannad Hawari* and Fayez Al-Ahmadi

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia

*Correspondance to: Muhannad Hawari 

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Exploding Head Syndrome (EHS) is a rare type of a group of sleep disorders called parasomnias. It is characterized by the perception of a sudden loud noise in the head as the patient is falling asleep or awakening from sleep. The sound is described as a painless loud bang, an explosion, or a bomb exploding but can be a less alarming sound. We report a 60 years old lady with EHS describing this disorder and the assessment and management of it.


Hawari M, Al-Ahmadi F. Exploding Head Syndrome: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1658.

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