Of Broken Homes, Chocolate, and Apnea

Jennifer Sciuva and Jyoti Krishna

in A Case a Week: Sleep Disorders from the Cleveland Clinic

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Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780195377729
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322985 | DOI:
Of Broken Homes, Chocolate, and Apnea

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Case 19 introduces an 11 year-old girl of Italian descent with snoring and apneas witnessed by her mother when co-sleeping. Medical history showed allergic rhinitis, asthma, and polycystic ovarian disease as well as Type-2 diabetes, and adenoidectomy 12 months previous for recurrent ear infections; current medications included desloratidine, metformin, and montelukast by mouth, and budesonide, fluticasone-salmeterol, and albuterol by inhaler.

Chapter.  1291 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Sleep Medicine

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