Craniofacial modifications in children with habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: a case-control study.

@article{Zucconi1999CraniofacialMI,
  title={Craniofacial modifications in children with habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: a case-control study.},
  author={Marco Zucconi and Alberto Caprioglio and Giliola Calori and Luigi Ferini-Strambi and Alessandro Oldani and Chiara Castronovo and Salvatore Smirne},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={411-7}
}
Habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea in children, which are frequently associated with adenotonsillar hypertrophy, may begin early in life and in relation with orocraniofacial features. The aim of this study was to detect the presence of early bone craniofacial modifications in young children with a long history of habitual snoring. Twenty-six habitually snoring children (mean age 4.6 yrs) were studied by nocturnal portable recording or diurnal polysomnography, cephalometry and… CONTINUE READING