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Acta Neurol Scand. 2000 Dec;102(6):395-7.

Sleep disordered breathing during REM sleep in Freeman-Sheldon syndrome.

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Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan. jkohyama.ped@tmd.ac.jp

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To examine the sleep-disordered breathing in patients with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome (FSS).

MATERIAL AND METHODS:

One night polysomnography was performed for 2 teenage FSS patients.

RESULTS:

They showed frequent obstructive sleep apnea exclusively during rapid-eye-movement sleep.

CONCLUSION:

FSS is a risk factor for the occurrence of sleep disordered breathing.

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