Sleep Apnea Syndromes D012891

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Diseases [C] » Nervous System Diseases [C10] » Sleep Wake Disorders » Dyssomnias » Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic » Sleep Apnea Syndromes

Description

Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (2)

Sleep Apnea, Central
6 drugs (5 approved, 1 experimental)

Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
150 drugs (108 approved, 42 experimental)



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