Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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

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


Subodh Kumar Mahto1, Pankaj Kumar Gupta1, Pritam Majumdar2, Gwenette Andrea War2, Vishakha Mittal1, Atul Goel2 
1 Department of Medicine, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and LHMC, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Subodh Kumar Mahto
Department of Medicine, OPD Block, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi - 110 001
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Mahto SK, Gupta PK, Majumdar P, War GA, Mittal V, Goel A. Uncommon cause of persistent hypoxia in a patient with obstructive sleep apnea.J Family Med Prim Care 2019;8:763-765


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Mahto SK, Gupta PK, Majumdar P, War GA, Mittal V, Goel A. Uncommon cause of persistent hypoxia in a patient with obstructive sleep apnea. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2019 [cited 2021 Sep 26 ];8:763-765
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