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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:

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