apnea

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surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea) palatopharyngoplasty , PPP , UPPP , uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
irregular breathing of newborns; periods of rapid breathing followed by apnea; believed to be associated with sudden infant death syndrome periodic apnea of the newborn
apnea that occurs during sleep sleep apnea
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