hrp0082p2-d1-290 | Bone | ESPE2014

Sleep-related Breathing Disorders in Pycnodysostosis

Turan Serap , Atay Zeynep , Gokdemir Yasemin , Bas Nilay , Haliloglu Belma , Abali Saygin , Bas Serpil , Ersu Refika , Bereket Abdullah

Background: Pycnodysostosis is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by short stature, osteosclerosis, increased bone fragility. In these patients maxillary and mandibular hypoplasia, flattening of the mandibular angle, long soft palate, narrow palate structure can lead to pharyngeal narrowing and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).Objective and hypotheses: Our aim was to evaluate sleep disordered breathing in children with pycnodysostosis.</...