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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[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[circ.ahajournals.org] 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[medicinenet.com] […] obstructive sleep apnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[archbronconeumol.org] Additional findings of LS include obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes mellitus, heart disease, dyslipidemia and dysregulation of calcium metabolism and gastrointestinal (colon[symptoma.com] Insulin resistance, hyperleptinemia, and obstructive sleep apnea in Launois–Bensaude syndrome. Obes Res, 10 (2002), pp. 625-632 [3] C. Mégevand, J. Savoy, A.[archbronconeumol.org]

  • Hypertension

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

  • 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[merckmanuals.com] COPD and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome may increase the overall cardiovascular risk, especially in elderly patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Background: The study was conducted to determine the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in association with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Her chest x-ray did not show any abnormalities.[web.archive.org] , diabetes mellitus, cholecystectomy, sleeve gastrectomy, sleep apnea syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma were summarized in this literature review[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    (a) The chest x-ray shows an abnormal distension of the fundus of the stomach.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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 .[doi.org] 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.[doi.org]

  • Overlap Syndrome

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

  • Scoliosis

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

  • 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[healthline.com] Further questioning revealed a history of nocturnal snoring, frequent awakening, and daytime fatigue, suggesting a possible sleep apnea syndrome (SAS).[edm.bioscientifica.com] 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[healthline.com]

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