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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) in a Case of Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum (OAVS)

Dipti Gothi, J. M. Joshi

Keywords : Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (OAVS), Goldenhar's syndrome, Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)

Citation Information : Gothi D, Joshi JM. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) in a Case of Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum (OAVS). Indian Sleep Med 2006; 1 (2):106-108.

DOI: 10.5005/ijsm-1-2-106

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Published Online: 01-03-2012

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We report a 3 year old girl with Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum also called the Goldenhar's syndrome presenting with microtia, hemifacial microsomia, cardiac anomaly and obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep related breathing disorders in children have received considerable attention in recent times. Obstructive sleep apnoea in OAVS has been has been reported rarely and is due to aplastic mandible or micrognathia. Polysomnography confirmed obstructive sleep apnoea enabling an appropriate surgical therapy.

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