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Apnea

A disorder characterized by cessation of breathing. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
2009
Concept ID:
C0003578
Finding
2.

Elderly

After 65 years of life. [from ORDO]

MedGen UID:
831925
Concept ID:
CN227397
Disease or Syndrome
3.

Sleep apnea

An intermittent cessation of airflow at the mouth and nose during sleep. Apneas of at least 10 seconds are considered important, but persons with sleep apnea may have apneas of 20 seconds to up to 2 or 3 minutes. Patients may have up to 15 events per hour of sleep. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
506376
Concept ID:
CN009366
Finding
4.

Obstructive sleep apnea

A condition characterized by obstruction of the airway and by pauses in breathing during sleep occurring many times during the night. Obstructive sleep apnea is related to a relaxation of muscle tone (which normally occurs during sleep) leading to partial collapse of the soft tissues in the airway with resultant obstruction of the air flow. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505381
Concept ID:
CN002595
Finding
5.

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes your breathing to stop or get very shallow. Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea. It causes your airway to collapse or become blocked during sleep. Normal breathing starts again with a snort or choking sound. People with sleep apnea often snore loudly. However, not everyone who snores has sleep apnea. You are more at risk for sleep apnea if you are overweight, male, or have a family history or small airways. Children with enlarged tonsils may also get it. Doctors diagnose sleep apnea based on medical and family histories, a physical exam, and sleep study results. When your sleep is interrupted throughout the night, you can be drowsy during the day. People with sleep apnea are at higher risk for car crashes, work-related accidents, and other medical problems. If you have it, it is important to get treatment. Lifestyle changes, mouthpieces, surgery, and breathing devices can treat sleep apnea in many people. NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
11458
Concept ID:
C0037315
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Elderly person

A person 65 through 79 years of age. For a person older than 79 years, AGED, 80 AND OVER is available. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
7927
Concept ID:
C0001792
Finding

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