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Can a 6 year old have sundowners syndrome?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Symptoms at sundown?: Children with various developmental disorders can be worse at night. This occurs across the spectrum of all disorders from adhd to down's to as to developmental delay to cp. Please discuss your concerns with your pediatrician. Sundowner's syndrome is specific for dementia patients who worsen at night. Dementia is exceedingly rare in children. But developmental delay is common.
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