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Symptoms and Signs
Diurnal Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Memory and concentration dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Behavioral irritability, (irritability, depression, chronic fatigue, delirium)
  • Road traffic accident
Nocturnal Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Heavy persistent snoring, worse in supine position or after alcohol or sedatives
  • Apnea with limb movement, witnessed by bed partner
  • Sudden awakening with noisy breathing
  • Accidents related to sleepiness
  • Nocturnal sweating
  • Wake up with dry mouth
  • Nocturnal epilepsy
  • Nocturia
Signs Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Edematus soft palate or uvula
  • Long soft palate and uvula
  • Decreased oropharyngeal dimensions
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Maxillary hypoplasia
  • Retrognathia
  • Central adiposity and increased neck circumference
  • Hypertension and other cardiovascular consequences