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Night terrors in children: Night terrors in children refers to a child who has an extremely disturbing nightmare accompanied by feelings of fear and terror and physical symptoms, such as screaming, sleepwalking, and violent behavior. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Night terrors in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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