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Study of Sleep Disordered Breathing in a Child with Pierre Robin Syndrome

M. K. Sen, D. Bhattacharya, S. Chakrabarti, N. K. Gupta, J. C. Suri, P. Aggarwal

Keywords : SBD- sleep disordered breathing, REM – rapid eye movement, RERA- respiratory effort related arousal, CPAP- continuous positive airway pressure

Citation Information : Sen MK, Bhattacharya D, Chakrabarti S, Gupta NK, Suri JC, Aggarwal P. Study of Sleep Disordered Breathing in a Child with Pierre Robin Syndrome. Indian Sleep Med 2008; 3 (2):62-67.

DOI: 10.5005/ijsm-3-2-62

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pierre Robin Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by micrognathia, cleft palate and glossoptosis. We present one child with PRS in whom sleep study performed showed presence of significant sleep disordered breathing. It also shows the effects of SDB\'s on physical and mental development.


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