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Crouzon Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Shrinivas Desai, Preeti Devnani, Raju Khubchandani, Rahul Motwani, Ankit Bajpai

Citation Information : Desai S, Devnani P, Khubchandani R, Motwani R, Bajpai A. Crouzon Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Indian Sleep Med 2014; 9 (2):59-61.

DOI: 10.5958/0974-0155.2014.01105.X

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Published Online: 01-03-2018

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In children with Crouzon syndrome, craniofacial dysmorphism predisposes them to sleeprelated breathing disorders. In this review, we have discussed the clinical manifestation, consequences, and need for management with both temporary and definitive measures of Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).

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