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Obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Narrow upper airway (micrognathia, obesity, tonsillar hypertrophy)
  • Alcohol or sedatives (precipitating factor)
  • Upper respiratory infection (URI) (precipitating factor)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Obstructive Sleep Apnea." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114772/all/Obstructive_sleep_apnea.
Zeiger RF. Obstructive sleep apnea. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114772/all/Obstructive_sleep_apnea. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Obstructive sleep apnea. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114772/all/Obstructive_sleep_apnea
Zeiger RF. Obstructive Sleep Apnea [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114772/all/Obstructive_sleep_apnea.
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