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Categories of breathing abnormalities in Rett syndrome

There are thirteen different types of breathing abnormalities elucidated by the NeuroScope™ and then divided into four major categories. However, two types of rather rare periodic breathings in Rett syndrome known as Cheyne-Stokes and Biot's breathings do not fall under any major category. It requires the NeuroScope™ to elucidate these major categories:
  • The Apneustic Breathers
  • The Forceful Breather
  • Valsalva's type of breathing
  • The Feeble Breathers

:: The Apneustic Breathers

:: The Forceful Breathers

:: Valsalva's type of breathing

:: The Feeble Breathers

Julu, P.O.O (2001). The central autonomic disturbance in Rett syndrome. In: Kerr, A. and Witt Engerstrom, I (eds) Rett Disorder and the Developing Brain. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp132-181.
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