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DOID DOID:0050848
Name obstructive sleep apnea
Definition A sleep apnea that is characterized by repeated collapse and obstruction of the upper airway during sleep, which results in reduced airflow (hypopnea) or complete airflow cessation (apnea), oxygen desaturation, and arousals from sleep.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obstructive_sleep_apnea, http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-apnea/basics/definition/con-20020286, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000811.htm, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK63555/#executivesummary.s1
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ICD10CM:G47.33

ICD9CM:327.23

MESH:D020181

NCI:C116337

NCI:C27168

OMIM:107650

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:78275009

UMLS_CUI:C0520679

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obstructive sleep apnea syndrome [EXACT]

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is_a sleep apnea

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