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OSA in a Patient with Mucopolysaccharidosis MPS is (Scheie Syndrome)

M. K. Sen, D. Bhattacharya, N. K. Gupta, J. C. Suri, S. Chakraborti

Keywords : MPS : Mucopolysaccharidosis, PSG: polysomnography, OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea, AHI: Apnea hypopnea index.

Citation Information : Sen MK, Bhattacharya D, Gupta NK, Suri JC, Chakraborti S. OSA in a Patient with Mucopolysaccharidosis MPS is (Scheie Syndrome). Indian Sleep Med 2006; 1 (3):161-165.

DOI: 10.5005/ijsm-1-3-161

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2006

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2006; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A rare case of metabolic disease – mucopoly saccharidosis in a 10 years old child with SDB is being presented. There was history of snoring, irritability and inattentiveness. Though ENT examination revealed retrognathia and a large tongue with bulky pharyngeal walls and pillars, there was no evidence of tonsils or adenoids. Polysomnography done revealed features of significant sleep disordered breathing.


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