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Sleep Apnea, Central MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sleep Apnea, Central
Tree Number(s)
C08.618.085.852.800
C10.886.425.800.750.800
Unique ID
D020182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020182
Scope Note
A condition associated with multiple episodes of sleep apnea which are distinguished from obstructive sleep apnea (SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE) by the complete cessation of efforts to breathe. This disorder is associated with dysfunction of central nervous system centers that regulate respiration.
Entry Term(s)
Apnea, Central
Apnea, Central Sleep
Apnea, Sleep, Central
Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndrome
Central Sleep Apnea
Central Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Central Sleep Apnea, Primary
Central Sleep Apnea, Secondary
Central Sleep Disordered Breathing
Hypoventilation, Central Alveolar
Newborn Primary Sleep Apneas
Ondine Syndrome
Primary Central Sleep Apnea
Primary Sleep Apneas of Newborn
Secondary Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea, Lethal Central
Sleep Apnea, Newborn, Primary
Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Central
Previous Indexing
Apnea (1966-1979)
Sleep (1966-1979)
Sleep Apnea Syndromes (1980-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for CENTRAL ALVEOLAR HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME see SLEEP DISORDERS, INTRINSIC 2000-2012
History Note
2000; for CENTRAL ALVEOLAR HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME use SLEEP DISORDERS, INTRINSIC 2000-2012
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Sleep Apnea, Central Preferred
Central Sleep Apnea, Secondary Narrower
Sleep Apnea, Newborn, Primary Narrower
Central Sleep Apnea, Primary Narrower
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