Apnea obstructiva del sueño

El agrandamiento masivo de las amígdalas puede causar episodios de ausencia de respiración conocidos como apnea obstructiva del sueño. La ausencia de respiración puede durar diez segundos o más, causando niveles de oxígeno en la sangre extremadamente bajos.Apnea obstructiva del sueño

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Last reviewed 7/31/2011 by Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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