Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Glossary for Apnea related to CNS disorders

Medical terms related to Apnea related to CNS disorders or mentioned in this section include:

  • Apnea: Periods of absence of breathing
  • Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction: Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction is a condition in which breathing has stopped because of a problem with the brainstem.
  • Brain abscess: abscess in the brain may involve any of the lobes of the brain
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Central sleep apnea: Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing.
  • Cerebral hemorrhage: Bleeding in the brain
  • Coma: Loss of consciousness for a long period
  • Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.
  • Decreased level of consciousness: A persistent coma is called vegetative state.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head trauma: injury to the haed
  • Headache: Pain affecting the head or brain area.
  • Increased intracranial pressure: Increased pressure inside the skull due to brain swelling or fluid accumulation
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Sleep apnea: A condition which is characterized by transient attacks of apnea that usually occur during ones sleep

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Apnea related to CNS disorders:

The following list of conditions have 'Apnea related to CNS disorders' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Apnea related to CNS disorders or choose View All.


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise