TITLE

Obstructive sleep apnoea: an underestimated cause of peripheral neuropathy

AUTHOR(S)
de Seze, J.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2007, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p222
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents a commentary on obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), an underestimated cause of peripheral neuropathy. According to the author, patients with crytogenic polyneurophaties should be screened for OSA because the symptoms develop slowly, and most patients present paraestheias or pain. Analyses of the author regarding the results of the study published within the issue on the treatment of OSA on peripheral nerve function are provided.
ACCESSION #
24215666

 

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