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Infantile apnea

Disease definition

Infantile apnea is a cessation of respiratory air flow that may affect newborns or older children because of neurological impairment of the respiratory rhythm or obstruction of air flow through the air passages. The symptoms include cyanosis, pallor or bradycardia and snoring in case of obstructive apnea.

ORPHA:70590

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Apnea of infancy
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Infancy
  • ICD-10: P28.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6779
  • MedDRA: -

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