Breathing patterns in children with craniofacial dysostosis and hindbrain herniation.

  title={Breathing patterns in children with craniofacial dysostosis and hindbrain herniation.},
  author={Sonia Gonsalez and Deborah Thompson and Rodney Hayward and Roger Lane},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={11 4},
In the past few years, hindbrain herniation has become recognized as a frequent feature of the child with syndromic craniofacial dysostosis. The clinical significance of hindbrain herniation in these disorders is unclear. Abnormalities of respiratory control have frequently been reported. The aim of the present study was to document the incidence of obstructive and central respiratory abnormalities during sleep in craniofacial syndromes with hindbrain herniation. We performed cardiorespiratory… CONTINUE READING
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