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Vol. 9. Issue 5.
Pages 427-433 (September - October 2003)
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Vol. 9. Issue 5.
Pages 427-433 (September - October 2003)
DOI: 10.1016/S0873-2159(15)30692-9
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Síndroma de apneia obstrutiva do sono associada a osteófito cervical devido a hiperostose esquelética idiopática difusa – Caso clínico
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome associated with cervical osteophyt due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis – Clinical case
Augusta Machado*, João Carlos Winck**, João Almeida***
* Interna Complementar de Pneumologia, Serviço de Pneumologia - H. S. João, Porto
** Assistente Hospitalar Graduado de Pneumologia, Serviço de Pneumologia - H. S. João, Porto
*** Chefe de Serviço de Pneumologia, Serviço de Pneumologia - H. S. João, Porto
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A síndroma de apneia obstrutiva do sono e a hiperostose esquelética idiopática difusa são doenças frequentes na população idosa, no entanto raramente tem sido descrita a sua associação.

Os autores descrevem um caso de síndroma de apneia do sono num doente com hiperostose esquelética idiopática difusa, que apresenta um osteófito gigante da coluna cervical, o qual condiciona obstrução da faringe, e fazem uma correlação entre as duas entidades.

REV PORT PNEUMOL 2003; IX (5): 427-433

Síndroma de Apneia Obstrutiva do Sono
Hiperostose Esquelética Idiopática Difusa

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis are frequent diseases in the elderly, however its association has rarely been described.

The authors describe a case of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in a patient with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, with a giant osteophyt of the cervical column, which leads to obstruction of the pharynx and they discuss the association between both entities.

REV PORT PNEUMOL 2003; IX (5): 427-433

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
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