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CAT-CAD: A Computer-Aided Diagnosis Tool for Cataplexy

CAT-CAD: A Computer-Aided Diagnosis Tool for Cataplexy

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https://www.mdpi.com/2073-431X/10/4/51

Narcolepsy with cataplexy is a severe lifelong disorder characterized, among others, by sudden loss of bilateral face muscle tone triggered by emotions (cataplexy). A recent approach for the diagnosis of the disease is based on a completely manual analysis of video recordings of patients undergoing emotional stimulation made on-site by medical specialists, looking for specific facial behavior motor phenomena.