Adenotonsillar hypertrophy and skeletal morphology of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.


To define the role of adenotonsillar hypertrophy and facial morphology in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children we performed a cephalometric analysis of an OSA group and an age-matched control group. Adenotonsillar hypertrophy was remarkable in OSA children at every age level. Maxillary protrusion expressed by SNA was significantly smaller in the OSA… (More)


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