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Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Due to Massive Cervical Lipohypertrophy

Ugurlu, Alper Mete MD*; Ersozlu, Tolga MD; Basat, Salih Onur MD; Ceran, Fatih MD

doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001911
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Obstructive sleep apnea is a difficult problem to deal with. Many studies on the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea were performed in the past, and we present cervical lipohypertrophy causing severe obstructive sleep apnea in this article.

*Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Bandirma State Hospital, Balikesir

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Salih Onur Basat, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Bagcilar/Istanbul, Turkey;. E-mail: saobasat@hotmail.com

Received 9 February, 2015

Accepted 22 March, 2015

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

© 2015 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.