Adenoid size is related to severity but not the number of episodes of obstructive apnea in children.

@article{Brooks1998AdenoidSI,
  title={Adenoid size is related to severity but not the number of episodes of obstructive apnea in children.},
  author={Lee Jay Brooks and Brandon M Stephens and A M Bacevice},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={132 4},
  pages={682-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which adenotonsillar hypertrophy contributes to the severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-three consecutive children who were referred to a sleep disorders center for evaluation of suspected OSA had standard lateral neck roentgenography performed. Adenoid size was determined by measuring the adenoidal-nasopharyngeal (AN) ratio. Tonsil size was quantitated on physical examination. The… CONTINUE READING
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