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174 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abstract Recent reports have emphasized the occurrence of a myopathy in chronic alcoholism associated with hypokalemia. This report of hypokalemic myopathy in a chronic alcoholic, emphasizes the primary myopathic nature of the condition and attributes it to a possible non-specific effect of the hypokalemia on[…][]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    One or more of the following tests may be done if pulmonary hypertension is suspected: A chest x-ray may show heart enlargement and abnormal lung vessels.[] In some patients, the elevated pressure may be related to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), and can be reduced with the use of a CPAP, (a device that delivers positive[] […] obstructive sleep apnea.[]

  • Launois Syndrome

    Full Text Dear Editor, We believe that the readers of your journal will find it interesting the association of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) with a rare disease such[] Additional findings of LS include obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes mellitus, heart disease, dyslipidemia and dysregulation of calcium metabolism and gastrointestinal (colon[] Insulin resistance, hyperleptinemia, and obstructive sleep apnea in Launois–Bensaude syndrome. Obes Res, 10 (2002), pp. 625-632 [3] C. Mégevand, J. Savoy, A.[]

  • Hypertension

    Health care utilization in males with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome two years after diagnosis and treatment. Sleep . 1999;22:740–7. 39.[] There is a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome among patients with resistant arterial hypertension.[] Management of sleep apnea.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Chest CT may reveal abnormalities that are not apparent on the chest x-ray and may also suggest coexisting or complicating disorders, such as pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, or[] COPD and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome may increase the overall cardiovascular risk, especially in elderly patients.[] Background: The study was conducted to determine the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in association with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Her chest x-ray did not show any abnormalities.[] , diabetes mellitus, cholecystectomy, sleeve gastrectomy, sleep apnea syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma were summarized in this literature review[] Six years after SG, remission from metabolic comorbidities was as follows: 50% for T2D, 28% for blood hypertension, 58% for dyslipidemia, and 33% for sleep-apnea syndrome.[]

  • Asthma

    (a) The chest x-ray shows an abnormal distension of the fundus of the stomach.[] Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and asthma: what are the links? J Clin Sleep Med 5 : 71–78, 2009 . ISI Google Scholar 3. Alkhalil M, Schulman ES, Getsy J .[] Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a systemic disease. Current evidence. Eur J Intern Med 2008 ; 19 : 390 –398. Devouassoux G, Lévy P, Rossini E, et al.[]

  • Overlap Syndrome

    Overlap Syndrome: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease . Weitzenblum, Chaouat, Kessler, and Canuet.[] Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is a common disease that involves at least 4% of males and 2% of the female adult population.[] Noninvasive ventilation may be helpful in overlap syndrome patients, but this has not yet been well studied. obstructive sleep apnea chronic obstructive pulmonary disease[]

  • Scoliosis

    Because of decreased muscle tone and increased body weight, sleep apnea is common among children with Prader-Willi syndrome.[]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Examples of tests used in diagnosing pulmonary edema include: complete blood count echocardiogram , or an ultrasound, to check for abnormal heart activity chest X-ray to see[] Further questioning revealed a history of nocturnal snoring, frequent awakening, and daytime fatigue, suggesting a possible sleep apnea syndrome (SAS).[] Examples of tests used in diagnosing pulmonary edema include: complete blood count echocardiogram, or an ultrasound, to check for abnormal heart activity chest X-ray to see[]

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