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1,065 Possible Causes for Scoliosis, Sleep Apnea

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    PATIENT CONCERNS: The patient was a 17-year-old girl with growth retardation, hearing loss, and severe skeletal dysplasia(scoliosis and chicken breast), and was evaluated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Respiratory problems, sleep apnea, and heart disease may develop in adolescence.[en.wikipedia.org] Affected individuals usually present with unusual skeletal features including short trunk dwarfism, odontoid hypoplasia, pectus carinatum, kyphosis, gibbus, scoliosis, genu[genedx.com]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Case , The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: Lessons learned from the Pompe Registry , Molecular Genetics and Metabolism , 104 , 4 , (574) , (2011) .[dx.doi.org] Symptoms : Sleep apnea Facing difficulty in breathing Consistent weakness of the muscles Liver enlargement Hyperlordosis Diagnosis of Pompe Disease ECG i.e. electro cardio[foodnhealth.org] ., The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: lessons learned from the Pompe Registry. Mol Genet Metab, 2011. 104(4): p. 574-82.[rarediseases.org]

  • 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[symptoma.com] Skeletal deformities (platyspondyly, kyphosis, scoliosis, pectus carinatum , genu valgum , long bone deformities) become more pronounced as the child grows.[orpha.net] Respiratory For obstructive sleep apnea, yearly history focused on sleep patterns and sounds. Evaluation by an otolaryngologist for adenotonsillectomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

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

  • Poliomyelitis

    Owing to unequal muscle tension joints can become distorted, scoliosis and other deformations.[paravan.de] apnea, or sleep-related breathing problems low tolerance of cold temperatures new onset of weakness in previously uninvolved muscles depression trouble with concentration[healthline.com] This patient, photographed in Africa, has kyphosis and scoliosis; spinal deformities caused by the virus.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Achondroplasia

    Bony characteristics such as vertebral anomalies, lordosis and lumbar scoliosis, limited mouth opening and cervical spine instability make the administration of anesthesia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PURPOSE: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common problem in patients with achondroplasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our case was a 26-year-old woman with achondroplasia who had scoliosis and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Common associated radiological problems included syringomyelia (60%), scoliosis (25%), and basilarinvagination (12%), increased cervical lordosis 5 (8.5%), and Klippel Feil[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Polysomnography disclosed central and obstructive sleep apneas. During REM sleep apneas were accompanied by hypotension and led to convulsive nonepileptic attacks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] diagnosis has not kept me from experiencing several chronic conditions including Arnold Chiari malformation , an aortic aneurysm, several skeletal issues(fused bones and scoliosis[globalgenes.org]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Patients typically have associated problems in addition to scoliosis.[scoliosisassociates.com] Marfan syndrome also has been linked to sleep apnea .[web.archive.org] Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is defined as a reduction or cessation of breathing during sleep. The three types of sleep apnea are central apnea,...[medicinenet.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

    Affected individuals usually present with unusual skeletal features including short trunk dwarfism, odontoid hypoplasia, pectus carinatum, kyphosis, gibbus, scoliosis, genu[genedx.com] Stiffened joints Skeletal (bone) Carpal tunnel syndrome Heart (valve) disease Recurrent upper airway infections Lung disease/sleep apnea Corneal clouding Spinal cord compression[mps1disease.com] Bone deformities like kyphosis or gibbus, scoliosis, genu valgum, pes cavus have been described and may cause gait disturbances.[symptoma.com]

  • Obesity

    […] syndrome is likely to present a particular challenge to the anaesthetist. 56 Features of the syndrome include hypotonia, mental retardation, obesity, diabetes mellitus, scoliosis[bja.oxfordjournals.org] apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A comparison of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Chest 1990 ; 98 : 1421 -5. 82. Gotsopoulos H, Chen C, Qian J, et al.[dx.doi.org]

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