Idiopathic Central Sleep Apnoea: An Indian Case with Polysomnographic Findings
Ravi Gupta, Girish Sindhwani, Sourav Goyal, Jagdish Rawat, Vikas Kesarwani
Idiopathic central sleep apnoea, Polysomnography
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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.
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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