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Causes of Apnea of prematurity

List of causes of Apnea of prematurity

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Apnea of prematurity) that could possibly cause Apnea of prematurity includes:

  • Since the brain or respiratory system may be immature or underdeveloped, the baby may not be able to regulate his or her own breathing normally. AOP can be obstructive, central, or mixed

Apnea of prematurity: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Apnea of prematurity: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Apnea of prematurity:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Apnea of prematurity may be found in:


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