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Diseases » Apnea of prematurity » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Apnea of prematurity

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Apnea of prematurity, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Apnea of prematurity. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Apnea of prematurity. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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