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Idiopathic Central Sleep Apnoea: An Indian Case with Polysomnographic Findings

Ravi Gupta, Girish Sindhwani, Sourav Goyal, Jagdish Rawat, Vikas Kesarwani

Keywords : Idiopathic central sleep apnoea, Polysomnography

Citation Information : Gupta R, Sindhwani G, Goyal S, Rawat J, Kesarwani V. Idiopathic Central Sleep Apnoea: An Indian Case with Polysomnographic Findings. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2014; 56 (1):41-44.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-56-1-41

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Patients with idiopathic central sleep apnoea (ICSA) usually complain of poor quality sleep; yet many of them do not receive appropriate treatment because of poor recognition of ICSA by health professionals. We report the case of a patient with ICSA who was misdiagnosed and received treatment for seizures, depression or anxiety for a number of years and discuss the differential diagnosis and treatment options for ICSA.

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