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Sleep Apnea Syndromes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Tree Number(s)
C08.618.085.852
C10.886.425.800.750
Unique ID
D012891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012891
Scope Note
Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.
Entry Term(s)
Apnea, Sleep
Hypersomnia with Periodic Respiration
Mixed Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea, Mixed
Sleep Apnea, Mixed Central and Obstructive
Sleep Hypopnea
Sleep-Disordered Breathing
NLM Classification #
WF 143
Previous Indexing
Apnea (1966-1979)
Hypoventilation (1966-1979)
Sleep (1966-1979)
Sleep Disorders (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/25
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Sleep Apnea Syndromes Preferred
Sleep Apnea, Mixed Central and Obstructive Narrower
Hypersomnia with Periodic Respiration Narrower
Sleep-Disordered Breathing Related
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