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Sex-dependent differences in the craniofacial morphology of children with a sleep-related breathing disorder.

Authors
  • Kawashima, Shigeto
Type
Published Article
Journal
Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology
Publisher
Elsevier - Mosby
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2002
Volume
94
Issue
2
Pages
167–174
Identifiers
PMID: 12221383
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings suggest that boys with SBD have a skeletal risk factor, whereas girls with SBD have an airway risk factor. In conclusion, the difference in risk factors may have some bearing on the greater incidence of SBD in both boys and men.

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