Electrocerebral inactivity associated with obstructive sleep apnea

C. S. Connelly, C. A. O'Donovan, William Vaughn McCall, W. L. Bell, L. Quinlivan

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We report a child who demonstrates near electrocerebral silence secondary to obstructive apnea during polysomnography. The mechanism of this suppression of cortical activity appears to be related to hypoxemia in the absence of a malignant arrhythmia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1464-1466
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes


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  • Clinical Neurology

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Connelly, C. S., O'Donovan, C. A., McCall, W. V., Bell, W. L., & Quinlivan, L. (1997). Electrocerebral inactivity associated with obstructive sleep apnea. Neurology, 48(5), 1464-1466. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.48.5.1464