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Apnoea is a pause in breathing - literally being without breath.

In neonates it can be a feature of prematurity or sickness. In infants it can be a feature of a number of infectious respiratory illnesses, but can also be obstructive.

In adults apnoea tends to be obstructive.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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