Neonatal brainstem dysfunction

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Neonatal brainstem dysfunction

Neonatal brainstem dysfunction is a rare neurologic disease characterized by the association of suction-swallowing dysfunction abnormal laryngeal sensitivity and motility (manifesting with dyspnea or obstructive apnea-hypopnea) gastroesophageal reflux (generally resistant to medication) and cardiac vagal overactivity (e.g. brachycardia vasovagal episodes) of varying degrees of severity. Impaired social interaction has also been reported.

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