An adult case of Sotos syndrome with severe sleep apnea syndrome

Kensuke Uraguchi, Seiichiro Makihara, Tomoyuki Naitou, Jyunya Matsumoto, Munechika Tsumura, Shin Kariya

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Abstract

Sotos syndrome is a genetic disorders characterized by a distinctive facial appearance, learning disability, and overgrowth. This report presents an adult case of Sotos syndrome with severe sleep apnea syndrome. A 28-year-old man with daytime sleepiness was referred to our department Polysomnography examination showed an apnea hypopnea index of 103.1, and a continuous positive airway pressure treatment for severe sleep apnea syndrome was initiated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1031-1036
Number of pages6
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Japan)
Volume92
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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