Obstructive sleep apnoea: an underestimated cause of peripheral neuropathy

de Seze, J.
March 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2007, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p222
Academic Journal
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.


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