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3 Possible Causes for Periodic Apnea while Awake

  • Rett Syndrome

    Wien Med Wochenschr. 2016 Sep;166(11-12):338-45. doi: 10.1007/s10354-016-0494-6. Epub 2016 Aug 4. Author information 1 Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, WA 6872, West Perth, Australia. Jenny.Downs@telethonkids.org.au. 2 School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Crisponi Syndrome

    […] of expiratory apneas while the boy was awake.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] ofexpiratory apneas while the boy was awake.[documents.tips] The overall breathing pattern outside the attacks showed a bizarre mix of disorders of control of breathing with central apneas, hypopnea, obstructive apneas, and long periods[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • ROHHAD Syndrome

    Given that there are no defined criteria for scoring central pauses while awake, central pauses were scored in accordance to AASM.[doi.org] None of the patients fell asleep during this monitoring period.[doi.org] A central apnea was recorded if they met the following criteria: the event lasts 20 s or longer or it lasts at least the duration of two breaths, is associated with a 3 %[doi.org]

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