A 29 years old woman with Rett Syndrome (RS) was admitted for a disordered breathing with apneas during sleep, begun at about 6 years of age. Respiration abnormalities during wakefulness, characteristic of RS, were appeared at 3 years of age. Polygraphic recording disclosed sleep related ictal apneas of fronto-temporal origin. During wakefulness the apneas were of non epileptic origin.
|Translated title of the contribution||Sleep related ictal apnea in Rett Syndrome: Polygraphic study of a case|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology