A 45-Year-Old Man With Delayed Onset of OSA Events During Polysomnography. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH

  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

MeSH Major

  • Nasal Decongestants
  • Oxymetazoline
  • Polysomnography
  • Rhinitis, Allergic
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome

abstract

  • A 45-year-old man with a medical history that included asthma and chronic nasal congestion presented for an evaluation of possible OSA. He reported loud snoring, witnessed apneas in sleep, and daytime sleepiness. The patient's score on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale was 12 of 24, indicating excessive sleepiness. His nasal congestion had been treated with frequent use of an over-the-counter nasal decongestant. Copyright © 2016 American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

publication date

  • April 2016

has subject area

  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nasal Decongestants
  • Oxymetazoline
  • Polysomnography
  • Rhinitis, Allergic
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome

Research

keywords

  • Case Reports
  • Journal Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chest.2015.10.013

PubMed ID

  • 27055717

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e123

end page

  • e126

volume

  • 149

number

  • 4