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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 763-765

Uncommon cause of persistent hypoxia in a patient with obstructive sleep apnea

1 Department of Medicine, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and LHMC, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Subodh Kumar Mahto
Department of Medicine, OPD Block, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi - 110 001
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_3_19

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We report a case of hypothyroidism, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with persistent daytime hypoxemia. Cause of hypoxemia was two arteriovenous (AV) malformations in the lower lobe of the lung. We must be alert to other causes of hypoxemia in patients of OSA with persistent daytime hypoxemia.

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