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Sleep apnea: Do not forget to inspect the throat!

Published inClinical Case Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 143-145
Publication date2019
Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a widespread and underdiagnosed disease. Causes are mostly related to obesity and anatomy with oro-pharyngeal narrowing. Parapharyngeal tumors are rare but can easily be treated. Careful oro-pharyngeal examination in OSAS patient is cheap, easy to perform by non-ENT specialists, quick, and avoids inadequate treatment.

Keywords
  • Lipoma
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
  • Parapharyngeal
  • Tiredness
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PIROVINO, Christian Alain, GIGER, Roland, LANDIS, Basile Nicolas. Sleep apnea: Do not forget to inspect the throat! In: Clinical Case Reports, 2019, vol. 7, n° 1, p. 143–145. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1927
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