What is the role of sleep studies in the workup of olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA)?

Updated: Dec 17, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Sleep studies reveal lack of rapid eye movement and stage IV sleep in patients with OPCA. Apneic periods have also been observed.


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