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1,452 Possible Causes for Scoliosis, Sleep Apnea

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Up to 80% of patients are reported to have a scoliosis exceeding 10 , and 15–20% have clinically significant scoliosis ( 43 ).[] Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Down Syndrome Studies show that half to all people with Down syndrome have obstructive sleep apnea.[] Body and joint aches Deep voice Fatigue and weakness Headaches Overgrowth of bone and cartilage and thickening of the skin Sexual dysfunction, including decreased libido Sleep[]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    The literature dealing with scoliosis surgery in PWS consists of only few case reports.[] Screening tests for sleep apnea syndrome showed that she had sleep-disordered breathing, including obstructive sleep apnea and bruxism.[] apnea (OSA), especially early in treatment.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    The patient was a 17-year-old girl with growth retardation, hearing loss, and severe skeletal dysplasia(scoliosis and chicken breast), and was evaluated to have normal nervous[] Respiratory problems, sleep apnea, and heart disease may develop in adolescence.[] Affected individuals usually present with unusual skeletal features including short trunk dwarfism, odontoid hypoplasia, pectus carinatum, kyphosis, gibbus, scoliosis, genu[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Owing to unequal muscle tension joints can become distorted, scoliosis and other deformations.[] apnea , or sleep-related breathing problems low tolerance of cold temperatures new onset of weakness in previously uninvolved muscles depression trouble with concentration[] In older children, scoliosis develops gradually and typically involves the lumbar region.[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    ., The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: lessons learned from the Pompe Registry. Mol Genet Metab, 2011. 104(4): p. 574-82.[] Muscle weakness may interfere with normal daily activities, and respiratory insufficiency is often associated with sleep apnea.[] […] trunk lean Relatively spared muscles Hip flexors Spinal extensors Skeletal Contractures Hip flexors Iliotibial bands Plantar flexors: Foot Posterior tibial Plantar fascia Scoliosis[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4A

    MPS-IVA commonly manifests in form of kyphosis or gibbus, scoliosis, pectus carinatum, genu valgum, gait disturbances and frequent falls, but the clinical presentation varies[] Skeletal deformities (platyspondyly, kyphosis, scoliosis, pectus carinatum , genu valgum , long bone deformities) become more pronounced as the child grows.[] Respiratory For obstructive sleep apnea, yearly history focused on sleep patterns and sounds. Evaluation by an otolaryngologist for adenotonsillectomy.[]

  • Klippel-Feil Syndrome

    "Scoliosis" is potentially the most common manifestation associated with KFS.[] Sleep apnea syndrome and anaesthesia. Can Anaesth Soc J 1982; 29:439–45. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 13. Algom M, Schlesinger Z.[] Our patient had sleep apnea but no mandible hypoplasia.[]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Scoliosis can be divided into the three major types: Idiopathic Scoliosis The cause has not been discovered so far.[] […] disturbances or sleep apnea.[] Spinal manifestations include scoliosis, kyphosis, craniocervical junction abnormalities, and lumbosacral pathology.[]

  • Syringomyelia

    However, a subset of CMI patients with scoliosis may not have a concomitant syrinx. Scoliosis in these patients has been very poorly documented in the literature.[] apnea Syringomyelia is diagnosed with MRI.[] We present the first case report of a rare course of scoliosis in a patient with CM-I and a large syringomyelia.[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Patients typically have associated problems in addition to scoliosis.[] People with Marfan syndrome also may have sleep apnea. This is when a person’s breathing stops and starts during sleep.[] apnea.[]

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